The distribution of household biogas digesters in Africa could reduce green house gas emissions and violence against women and children, increase life expectancy, food security and literacy, and offset carbon emissions from China.
As the crowd gathers speakers urge them to take action on behalf of the planet.
The Javan rhinoceros is extinct in Vietnam, the last rhino was poached for its horn in late 2009. This film follows the story and examines the issues.
SATURDAY 26th MARCH – From London to Sydney, Toronto and Singapore, people across the world will be joining WWF to switch off their lights. It’s a reminder to us all that we only have one planet Earth. And it’s an urgent message that we want to reduce the impact our energy system has on that planet. Register now at wwf.org.uk/earthhour. You’ll show you care about tackling climate change and protecting the natural world.
The Earth Hour 2011 television commercial calls for people to switch off their lights for Earth Hour and take action ‘beyond the hour’. The ad represents the next phase for the annual ‘lights off’ event – encouraging individuals to take action in their daily lives, and highlighting how much can be achieved when people come together in this way.
WWF’s Earth Hour on March 27th 2010 was bigger and better then ever. A real and powerful message to those in power that tackling climate change is one of the most important issues we all face.
Earth Hour 2010 aims to reach over one billion people in 1000 cities around the world to switch off their lights for one hour to show they care about climate change. Switch off and support people and wildlife threatened by climate change!
Big Ben vanishes, crowds count down, and chefs cook by candle-light. See how the UK plunged into darkness for WWF’s Earth Hour – the global switch-off calling for a strong climate deal.
The UK promotion for Earth Hour 2009 kicked off in Bristol in January. This video shows the WWF team’s energetic efforts to inspire the locals and community leaders to be the first to sign up and switch off! Earth Hour is happening on 28 March, at 8.30pm. To take part, sign up here – www.wwf.org.uk/how_you_can_help/earthhour
Cathy Freeman, Australia’s legendary Olympic athlete, helped promote Earth Hour 2008. Earth Hour 2009 is on Saturday 28 March, 8.30pm. Sign up and switch off here – www.wwf.org.uk/how_you_can_help/earthhour