When millions of people across the globe turn off their lights, just for an hour, the message is clear: they love the planet Earth and they are against climate change.
The Earth Hour has been a successful global yealy event and this is manifested by the increasing number of countries expressing their support and even spreading the news about the great cause.
In 2011, a total of 135 countries around the world supported Earth Hour to show their concern for the environment. Businesses and governments demonstrated their commitment to preserve the planet by participating in this yearly activity.
What is Earth Hour?
It is a global sustainability movement with more than 50 million supporters across the globe. It started in 2007 in Sydney, Australia with around 2.2 million people and 2000 business firms turning off their lights to take a stand against climate change. In 2009, there were millions of people from more than 400 cities in 88 countries who participated in this event. In 2010, a total of 128 countries and territories supported Earth Hour. They are the people who believe that the Earth’s natural environment has to be preserved for a more sustainable future.