The “Earth Hour” is an annual international occasion held on the final Saturday of March and encourages folks to show off all lights and electrical home equipment of their houses and places of work for one hour to advertise consciousness of local weather change challenges and vitality conservation.
This Saturday greater than 190 international locations and territories. Governments and corporations additionally participated by turning off non-essential lights of their buildings, monuments and landmarks to lift consciousness concerning the affect of vitality consumption on our planet.
This celebration occurred the identical week that the Intergovernmental Panel on Local weather Change (IPCC) printed a brand new report warning that the window of alternative to realize “a livable and sustainable future for all” is quickly closing.
The doc recollects that the worldwide temperature of the planet’s floor has warmed since 1970 at a quicker fee than in some other 50-year interval within the final two millennia and calls, as soon as once more, to cut back emissions and consumption.
The Earth Hour motion emerged 17 years in the past in Sydney and tonight, like yearly, it’ll attain virtually the complete world, though one of many international locations that might be lacking this 12 months is Russia.
Supply: Euronews Español