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Today, Saturday, March 28, 2020, the world will celebrate the Earth Hour celebration to urge citizens to reduce electricity consumption to face climate change.

In this report, "Seventh Day" reviews the most important information on this global event:

1- Earth Hour began, as an initiative launched by WWF as a symbolic event to turn off the lights in Sydney in 2007.

2- The Earth Hour initiative aims to urge citizens in all countries of the world to rationalize energy consumption to conserve the planet.

3- About two billion and 2 million people currently participate in the initiative in more than 7,000 cities and villages, in 180 countries and territories, around the world.

4- It is celebrated on the last Saturday of March every year.

5- During which individuals and companies are encouraged to turn off lights and unnecessary electronic devices, for one hour from 8:30 until 9:30, at the local time of the country.

6- Candles are lit during the Earth Hour, as a symbolic message of the need to reduce electricity consumption, to reduce greenhouse gas emissions caused by climate change.

7- Egypt started participating in Earth Day in 2009, as the second Arab country to participate in the global initiative.

8- Egypt participates in extinguishing the lights of the pyramids, the Sphinx, the Cairo Tower, the Library of Alexandria, Qaitbay Castle and some of the ancient temples in Luxor, such as Karnak, and some major hotels.

9- Egypt provided in the Earth Hour in 2019 about 425 MW / hour, which is estimated at 508 thousand pounds, compared to the amount of savings of 242 MW / hour during 2018.

10- Countries of the world are participating in extinguishing their most prominent landmarks, among them: Sydney Opera in Australia, Burj Khalifa in Dubai, Eiffel Tower in Paris, skyscrapers in Hong Kong and Singapore.

Today, Saturday, in the various capitals, the Earth Hour event will take place, and the lights will be turned off in the famous monuments and millions of homes around the world, in order to raise awareness of climate change.

This initiative, launched by the World Wide Fund for Nature in 2007, calls on citizens around the world, companies and local authorities to turn off the lights for an hour starting at eight thirty in the evening local time for every place.

Despite the exceptional circumstance that humankind is going through with the spread of the "Covid 19" pandemic, the organizers of this international event decided not to abandon it and move forward, especially since the closings around the world have contributed to reducing the level of pollution significantly, according to reports. Competent.

 Today, Earth Hour is taking place in various capitals, and the lights will be turned off in famous monuments and millions of homes around the world, with the aim of raising awareness of climate change.

This initiative, launched by the World Wide Fund for Nature in 2007, calls on citizens around the world, companies and local authorities to turn off the lights for an hour, starting at 8:30 pm local time for every place.

According to “Russia Today,” despite the exceptional circumstance that humanity is going through with the outbreak of the “Covid-19” pandemic, the organizers of this international event decided not to abandon it and move forward, especially since the closures around the world contributed to reducing the level of Pollution to a significant degree, according to specialized reports.

"Earth Hour 2020 will see people from all over the world raise their voices to call for action on urgent environmental issues in their countries," said a statement by the organizers of the "Earth Hour" initiative, posted on its website.

The statement stated that "unprecedented events will mobilize millions of people on the Internet to participate in Earth Hour, as never before."

The "Earth Hour" initiative started at the WWF headquarters in Sydney, Australia in 2007, and later evolved into a massive global campaign, in which a tradition of turning off the lights for an hour on Saturday of the last week in March of each year, with the aim of Promote awareness of the seriousness of climate change.


The initiative, which was initiated by the World Wide Fund for Nature in 2007, calls on citizens around the year, companies and local authorities to turn off the lights for an hour, starting at half past eight in the evening local time for every town or city.

The organizers decided to press ahead with the initiative, although the world is now busy fighting the Corona virus. Closures around the world have reduced the level of pollution.

"Earth Hour 2020 will see people from all over the world raise their voices to call for action on the pressing environmental issues in their country," the organizers said in a statement on the Earth Ur website.

The statement added that "unprecedented digital events will mobilize millions of people on the Internet to participate in Earth Hour as never before."

10 information on Earth Hour, the world's largest event for climate change


Today, Saturday, March 28, 2020, the world will celebrate the Earth Hour celebration to urge citizens to reduce electricity consumption to face climate change.

In this report, "Seventh Day" reviews the most important information on this global event:

1- Earth Hour began, as an initiative launched by WWF as a symbolic event to turn off the lights in Sydney in 2007.

2- The Earth Hour initiative aims to urge citizens in all countries of the world to rationalize energy consumption to conserve the planet.

3- About two billion and 2 million people currently participate in the initiative in more than 7,000 cities and villages, in 180 countries and territories, around the world.

4- It is celebrated on the last Saturday of March every year.

5- During which individuals and companies are encouraged to turn off lights and unnecessary electronic devices, for one hour from 8:30 until 9:30, at the local time of the country.

6- Candles are lit during the Earth Hour, as a symbolic message of the need to reduce electricity consumption, to reduce greenhouse gas emissions caused by climate change.

7- Egypt started participating in Earth Day in 2009, as the second Arab country to participate in the global initiative.

8- Egypt participates in extinguishing the lights of the pyramids, the Sphinx, the Cairo Tower, the Library of Alexandria, Qaitbay Castle and some of the ancient temples in Luxor, such as Karnak, and some major hotels.

9- Egypt provided in the Earth Hour in 2019 about 425 MW / hour, which is estimated at 508 thousand pounds, compared to the amount of savings of 242 MW / hour during 2018.

10- Countries of the world are participating in extinguishing their most prominent landmarks, among them: Sydney Opera in Australia, Burj Khalifa in Dubai, Eiffel Tower in Paris, skyscrapers in Hong Kong and Singapore.

Today, Saturday, in the various capitals, the Earth Hour event will take place, and the lights will be turned off in the famous monuments and millions of homes around the world, in order to raise awareness of climate change.

This initiative, launched by the World Wide Fund for Nature in 2007, calls on citizens around the world, companies and local authorities to turn off the lights for an hour starting at eight thirty in the evening local time for every place.

Despite the exceptional circumstance that humankind is going through with the spread of the "Covid 19" pandemic, the organizers of this international event decided not to abandon it and move forward, especially since the closings around the world have contributed to reducing the level of pollution significantly, according to reports. Competent.

 Today, Earth Hour is taking place in various capitals, and the lights will be turned off in famous monuments and millions of homes around the world, with the aim of raising awareness of climate change.

This initiative, launched by the World Wide Fund for Nature in 2007, calls on citizens around the world, companies and local authorities to turn off the lights for an hour, starting at 8:30 pm local time for every place.

According to “Russia Today,” despite the exceptional circumstance that humanity is going through with the outbreak of the “Covid-19” pandemic, the organizers of this international event decided not to abandon it and move forward, especially since the closures around the world contributed to reducing the level of Pollution to a significant degree, according to specialized reports.

"Earth Hour 2020 will see people from all over the world raise their voices to call for action on urgent environmental issues in their countries," said a statement by the organizers of the "Earth Hour" initiative, posted on its website.

The statement stated that "unprecedented events will mobilize millions of people on the Internet to participate in Earth Hour, as never before."

The "Earth Hour" initiative started at the WWF headquarters in Sydney, Australia in 2007, and later evolved into a massive global campaign, in which a tradition of turning off the lights for an hour on Saturday of the last week in March of each year, with the aim of Promote awareness of the seriousness of climate change.


The initiative, which was initiated by the World Wide Fund for Nature in 2007, calls on citizens around the year, companies and local authorities to turn off the lights for an hour, starting at half past eight in the evening local time for every town or city.

The organizers decided to press ahead with the initiative, although the world is now busy fighting the Corona virus. Closures around the world have reduced the level of pollution.

"Earth Hour 2020 will see people from all over the world raise their voices to call for action on the pressing environmental issues in their country," the organizers said in a statement on the Earth Ur website.

The statement added that "unprecedented digital events will mobilize millions of people on the Internet to participate in Earth Hour as never before."

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