On Saturday, March 31, at 8:30 pm local time, individuals, businesses, and municipalities around the world will turn off their lights for one hour - Earth Hour - in a show of concern for climate change and commitment to finding solutions.
I have participated in Earth Hour the past four years, and it always felt good. I plan to participate again this year, and I hope you will join me.
Earth Hour was started in 2007, and has been growing larger year by year. According to the Earth Hour Website, "In 2011, Earth Hour saw hundreds of millions of people across 135 countries switch off for an hour. But it also marked the start of something new – going Beyond the Hour to commit to lasting action on climate change. And with the power of social networks behind the Earth Hour message, we hope to attract even more participation so we can build a truly global community committed to creating a more sustainable planet."
To find out more, go to www.earthhour.org.