Learn more about Earth Hour and how you can make a difference!
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Earth Hour 2014
On the evening of March 29, the Friends of High Point State Park are once again participating in Earth Hour. The lights on the monument will be turned off for the ENTIRE NIGHT in honor of Earth Hour.
Earth Hour started in 2007 in
when 2.2 million
individuals and more than 2,000 businesses turned their lights off for one
hour. The grassroots movement to raise awareness for the Earth has been growing ever since. On March 27, 2010, Earth Hour set a
record when 4,500 cities in 128 countries joined the global display of climate
action. Iconic buildings and landmarks from all over the world such as
the Sydney, Australia, Golden Gate Bridge, the Eiffel Tower, and switched
off. People from all walks of life across the world turned off their
lights and came together in celebration of the one thing we all have in common
– our planet. In 2013, participation in Earth Hour grew to include more than
7,001 cities and towns in 154 countries and territories across all seven continents. Buckingham Palace
Spider-Man is the first Superhero Ambassador for Earth Hour.
Discover how you can use your power for change!
Earth Hour 2014 will take place on Saturday, March 29, from 8:30 to 9:30 pm (local time). Please join us in heart and mind by turning off the lights in your home or place of business in honor of Earth Hour. We challenge you to go beyond the hour and consider what else you can do to make a difference. Together our actions add up. Please visit www.earthhour.org to learn about Earth Hour 2014 and your power as a participant in this global movement for change.
Saturday, March 29, 2014
8:30 – 9:30 pm at your home or place of business
See you when the sun comes up on the mountain!
Posted by Friends of High Point State Park at 5:38 PM
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