Lights will be voluntarily switched off from 8:30 to 9:00 PM from buildings, reports 24 News HD.
Meanwhile, the French retailer Carrefour called on its 97 stores across Taiwan to participate in the event, while hotel operators such as L'Hotel de Chine Group and Leofoo Tourism Group turned off their signboard lights.
Many parts of the globe will become dark for one hour on 25th March 2017 (Saturday) from 8:30 PM to 9: 30 PM as a part of Earth Hour. A compilation of the photos submitted to the WWF will be uploaded to their official Facebook page atwww.facebook.com/wwf.philippines to showcase endeavors in celebration of Earth Hour 2017 around the country. The campaign has grown in the past decade from the kick-off event in Sydney, Australia in 2007.
"Both Sandton City and Nelson Mandela Square will show their commitment by switching off lights at the restaurants on the square". Supporters have helped lobby for climate change legislation, established a forest in Uganda and helped restore ocean ecosystems.
People across the country are being urged to shine their light on climate change by turning off all nonessential electricity tonight for the tenth annual Earth Hour.
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Sulin Milne from St Peter's added: "We hope that it will, first of all, raise awareness of environmental concerns but also make people realise that the Church cares about this".
Carrboro Board of Aldermen member Jacquelyn Gist said that this event is significant for the sake of wildlife, aesthetics and climate change action. Last year was the hottest year on record for the third year in a row signaling that the earth is constantly and consistently warming, as claimed by the WWF website. The Earth Hour Kit can also be downloaded and it could be promoted in your nearby areas.
The Earth Hour is observed all over the world.
Mike Wigzell is Interim Manager of Project Energy Management with the City of Kitchener and says they'll be shutting off the lights at City Hall and the Victoria Park Clock Tower in honour of Earth Hour.