It's Earth Hour 2009 on 28th March, 8.30 pm to 9.30 pm.
From the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge to the Eiffel Tower in Paris and London's Houses of Parliament, lights were dimmed as part of a campaign to encourage people to cut energy use and curb greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuels. And, proudly, even our UMP students take part in the Earth Hour... Most of the lights in the hostel's room were off by student themself for an hour.
The event which started in Australia in 2007, went global last year and it attracted 50 millions people this year.
According to the UN, greenhouse gas emissions are warming the planet and will lead to more floods, droughts, heatwaves, rising sea levels and animal and plant extinctions. I am totally agree to the statement.Greenhouse gasses are destroying our earth and the emissions of the gas should reduce and capped to reduce it's effect and control the damage it already has done to the world.
According to the article also, it stated that world emissions have risen by about 70 percent since the 1970s. China has recently overtaken the United States as the top emitter, ahead of the European Union, Russia and India.
So, guys, what is our call to save the our mother earth? Think about it...
Source : http://green.yahoo.com/news/nm/20090328/wl_nm/us_climate_earthhour.html;_ylt=Ah97DpxgGcw0T49JcJgFfh0azJV4
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