"Not because switching off a light takes much innovation, but because they share the vision that together, we can show the world we care about climate change and nature loss", Sid Das, director of digital engagement, Earth Hour Global, said.
Landmarks around the world from the CN Tower to the Eiffel Tower are going dark for an hour at 8:30 local time tonight for Earth Hour.
This year, Earth Hour takes place on March 30 from 8:30 p.m.to 9:30 p.m. local time.
"We are the first generation to know we are destroying the world".
While it can be a good tool to raise awareness, scientists say an hour isn't going to fix climate change.
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You can participate by turning off your lights for one hour, starting at 8:30 P.M. on Saturday March 30th. Dr. Rebecca Elliot, assistant professor in the department of sociology whose research focuses on viewing climate change as an economic problem, highlighted to Newsweek: "The kinds of challenges we face demand collective, rather than individual, solutions: transformations to our infrastructure, supply chains, energy systems, and economic institutions".
The Victoria Harbour is seen before being plunged into darkness for the Earth Hour environmental campaign in Hong Kong on March 30, 2019.
"We urge residents to also switch off for an hour as part of the global efforts to save the Earth". The Earth Hour has grown since its inception and over 180 countries and territories participated in last year's Earth Hour.
Earth Hour was started as a lights-off event in Sydney, Australia, in 2007.
According to Radio Pakistan, the Speaker said that "Pakistan's Vision 2025" considers climate change to be one of the top national priorities and provides a "sound basis to integrate climate change budgeting into national development planning".