Travel/Experiences

The Big Turn Off: Earth Hour

Most are familiar with Earth Day, but many may not have heard of Earth Hour before: switching off everything that draws electricity for one hour on March 25th is all you have to do.

March 24, 2017
For the past 10 years, Earth Hour has been held during the month of March to reinforce the idea that small actions can make a great impact, especially when it comes to the environment. Around the globe, Earth Hour involves dedicating one hour of your time to actively aiding in the fight to protect our environment and combat climate change.

So, on the 25th of March from 8.30 to 9.30pm (local time), participants around the world switch off their lights and come together for a mutual cause: the future of our planet.


How you can get involved:
The first rule of fight club… sorry, Earth Hour... is to spread the word and have friends and family participate.


The next step is to kill all the lights, switch off every power switch, and disconnect everything from electrical outlets for one whole hour on March 25th. How will you survive? Try spending the hour with friends, candles, and conversation.


Last but not least is to join the movement and consciously work on making changes in your everyday life to limit your energy consumption, and, in turn, your impact on our environment.

It may seem like a small and unimportant thing, but imagine the impact if we all did it.
For even more information about Earth Hour and how to join the movement passed the 25th of March, please visit earthhour.org