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Sunday, March 29, 2009

Earth Hour

Earth Hour 2009 aims to reach more than one billion people in 1000 cities around the world, inviting communities, business and governments to switch off the light for one hour. I had also participated yesterday in India in this movement. This movement is a symbolic act to save our earth against climate change and global warming.

It is a futile movement of saving earth in short term or can be called as simply power cut looking from an average Indian point of view. Then, Afghanistan celebrate it every day and each Indian village celebrate 8-12 hours of earth hour each day.

We need to educate people to switch off light / fan or close water tap when they are not utilizing it. Promote awareness of its importance to everyone by example.....

3 comments:

  1. Do you think this effort would gain popularity in india, where we get light for only a few hours

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  2. We are not struggling due to lack of technology but due to bad habits of not saving electricty when not in use.People go to dinner/lunch in hostel without switching off their fan or bulb.So called most intellect people of technology do not care about saving it,why to expect it from the uneducated man.And your point is correct but wastage of electricity in power supply time is no answer of power cuts.

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  3. i agree with your method.. thats much btr instead of 1 hour thing

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