Tag Archive for 'Earth Hour'

Earth Hour 2012 is from 8.30 to 9.30 pm on Saturday 31 March

March 8th, 2012 by WWF

From Times Square to the Sydney Opera House, Brunei to Lithuania, the tallest building on the planet to an Inuit igloo, the world will once again celebrate the largest voluntary action for the environment as the lights switch off for Earth Hour, on 31 March 2012. Earth Hour has grown from a one-city initiative in […]

Earth Hour message from the UK Prime Minister David Cameron

March 21st, 2011 by Prime Minister David Cameron

“I am delighted to send my very best to the WWF and this year’s Earth Hour.  At the heart of this initiative is one simple and yet profound idea – sharing responsibility holds the key to fighting climate change. Yes, of course, international co-operation and government action have vital roles to play.

A Guernsey perspective on why Earth Hour is important

March 21st, 2011 by Anne Sandwith

‘Earth Hour‘ focuses people’s mind on the vital importance of energy conservation and energy efficiency. We need to reduce the base load to the absolute minimum before embarking on new power stations of any description. You only have to look around Guernsey after dark to see houses with every room in the house lit up […]

City leaders around the world pioneer environmental action beyond Earth Hour

March 18th, 2011 by WWF

As the globe prepares to switch off for Earth Hour, cities across the globe are leading the drive to take Earth Hour 2011 beyond the hour by committing to lasting environmental actions including: Sydney, Australia where actions include switching to LED lights in parks and streets Medellin, Colombia where long term water protection and tree […]

G-CAN invites you to join them in celebrating Earth Hour on 26 March

March 18th, 2011 by Guernsey Climate Action Network

At 8.30pm on Saturday 26 March 2011, communities across the world will turn off their lights for one hour – Earth Hour – to show that itʼs possible to take action on climate change.  Guernsey is one of those communities; we encourage you to get involved. From its inception in Sydney, Australia in 2007, Earth […]

UK AWARE sustainable living show, London Olympia 25 & 26 March 2011

March 15th, 2011 by UK AWARE

The UK AWARE contemporary sustainable living show takes place at Olympia 2, Hammersmith Road, London from 10 am to 6 pm on the 25 and 26 March 2011. The show hosts an excellent seminar programme on sustainability issues. The exhibition is a one stop shop for contemporary sustainable living and 2011 will be the fourth […]

Minutes of the Jersey Climate Action Network meeting on 28 April 2009

May 2nd, 2009 by Jeremy Harris

Jersey Climate Action Network (J-CAN) met at the Frances Le Sueur Centre, Les Mielles, St Ouen, Jersey on 28 April 2009. Francis Binney, Mark Forskitt, Stephen Harewood, Jeremy Harris, Nigel Jones, Stephen Le Quesne, Jo McAllister, Joy Thomson and Anna Wimberley attended the meeting. Francis Binney reported on Earth Hour on 28th March, which was […]

Guernsey Earth Hour

March 25th, 2009 by Vanessa

G-CAN is encouraging the Guernsey community to take part in a global phenomenon this weekend to raise awareness of climate change. Earth Hour which takes place from 8.30pm to 9.30pm on Saturday 28th March has grown into a worldwide initiative spearheaded by the World Wide Fund for Nature and the UN.