Monday, 2 March 2009

So like I said two or three posts back, the earth is warming up. Climate change is a really, really serious thing nowadays. In Subang it is raining almost daily, and it's not supposed to be the rainy season yet.

Here's how everyone can take a stand against global warming and climate change.

On March 28, 2009, just turn off your lights for ONE hour, from 8.30pm to 9.30pm.

Earth Hour began in Sydney in 2007, when 2.2 million homes and businesses switched off their lights for one hour. In 2008 the message had grown into a global sustainability movement, with 50 million people switching off their lights. Global landmarks such as the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, Rome’s Colosseum, the Sydney Opera House and the Coca Cola billboard in Times Square all stood in darkness.

In 2009, Earth Hour is being taken to the next level, with the goal of 1 billion people switching off their lights as part of a global vote. Unlike any election in history, it is not about what country you’re from, but instead, what planet you’re from. VOTE EARTH is a global call to action for every individual, every business, and every community. A call to stand up and take control over the future of our planet. Over 74 countries and territories have pledged their support to VOTE EARTH during Earth Hour 2009, and this number is growing everyday.

We all have a vote, and every single vote counts. Together we can take control of the future of our planet, for future generations.

VOTE EARTH by simply switching off your lights for one hour, and join the world for Earth Hour.

Saturday, March 28, 8:30-9:30pm.

And check this out:

WWF are urging the world to VOTE EARTH and reach the target of 1 billion votes, which will be presented to world leaders at the Global Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen 2009.


I find the idea pretty cool.

Here's a vid:



This is really our chance to finally do something about global warming.


So spread the word, people! Do your part for Mother Nature!
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