Lights Out For Earth Hour 2011

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Earth Hour At The Colosseum In Rome
A combo photo shows Colosseum in Rome with lights (up) and without lights (down) during Earth Hour Day, a global event organized by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), on March 26, 2011. Hundreds of landmark buildings and millions of ordinary homes were switching off their lights as the annual "Earth Hour" moved around the globe in what was dubbed the world's largest voluntary action for the environment.
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Earth Hour in Mumbai
An Indian child holds lighted candles during an Earth Hour campaign in Mumbai on March 26, 2011. Dozens of Indians lit candles to observe Earth Hour and called for voluntary action against climate change.
(credit: SAJJAD HUSSAIN/AFP/Getty Images)
(credit: SAJJAD HUSSAIN/AFP/Getty Images)
Earth Hour in Mumbai
Indians hold lighted candles during an Earth Hour campaign in Mumbai on March 26, 2011. Dozens of Indians lit candles to observe Earth Hour and called for voluntary action against climate change.
(credit: SAJJAD HUSSAIN/AFP/Getty Images)
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Earth Hour in Islamabad
Pakistani people gather in front of the parliament house where are displayed candles during an Earth Hour in Islamabad on March 26, 2011.
(credit: FAROOQ NAEEM/AFP/Getty Images)
(credit: LOUISA GOULIAMAKI/AFP/Getty Images)
This combination picture shows the Parth
This combination picture shows the Parthenon (R) and Erechteion Temples at the Athens landmark Acropolis before and after the lights were switched off for Earth Hour on March 26, 2011.
(credit: LOUISA GOULIAMAKI/AFP/Getty Images)
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Lights Out At Patronas Twin Towers
This combination of images shows Malaysia's iconic land mark Patronas Twin Towers seconds before (L) and after (R) the lights were switched off for Earth Hour in Kuala Lumpur, on March 26, 2011.
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Earth Hour 2011 In China
The Tianyi Square is seen before the Earth Hour 2011 power switch off on March 26, 2011 in Ningbo, Zhejiang Province of China.
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Earth Hour 2011 In China
Light's out! About 86 Chinese cities joined a WWF worldwide initiative Earth Hour, to call on people to switch off unnecessary lights for one hour tonight, in support for energy-saving efforts and global warming prevention as a shared responsibility.
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Earth Hour 2011 In China
This composite photograph shows "Bird's Nest" before and during the Earth Hour 2011 power switch off on March 26, 2011 in Beijing, China.
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Earth Hour 2011 In China
This composite photograph shows Xi'an Bell Tower before and during the Earth Hour 2011 power switch off on March 26, 2011 in Xi'an, Shaanxi Province of China.
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Earth Hour 2011 In China
This composite photograph shows Swan Lake before and during the Earth Hour 2011 power switch off on March 26, 2011 in Hefei, Anhui Province of China.
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Earth Hour 2011 In China
This composite photograph shows the Central Business District before and during the Earth Hour 2011 power switch off on March 26, 2011 in Beijing, China.
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Earth Hour In Mumbai
An Indian family hold lighted candles during an Earth Hour campaign in Mumbai on March 26, 2011. Dozens of Indians lit candles to observe Earth Hour and called for voluntary action against climate change.
(credit: PARK JI-HWAN/AFP/Getty Images)
Light Dim At Seoul N Tower
This combo of photos shows the Seoul N Tower before (L) and after (R) the lights were turned off for Earth Hour in Seoul on March 26, 2011.
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Taipei Marks Earth Hour
This combo shows the before and after views of the Taipei 101 building as Taipei marks "Earth Hour" on March 26, 2011.
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Sydney Dims For Earth Hour
In this composite image the Sydney Skyline is seen before (top) and after the lights are switched off for Earth Hour on March 26, 2011 in Sydney, Australia.
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One Comment

  1. cosmicwxdude says:

    Idiotic waste of time.

  2. gill oteen says:

    I think I can the lights at Al Gores house, is he getting another “massage” I notice that incident has gone real missing from the headlines?

    1. Prose Dreams says:

      I agree it has completely disappeared. I guess Libya is more imporant than a former Vice President sexually assaulting someone.

      1. Alexandra, 22 says:

        I think saving the lives of others, including a lot of children, is more important than Al Gore getting a happy ending.
        I’m conservative, but firmly believe that any kind of saving of energy is worth it, even if it is just me riding my bike more or someone else just driving less, even for a day.

  3. Marcus Mayo says:

    It’s amazing that you still have some people completely denying anthropogenic global warming, in spite of an overwhelmingly vast majority of researchers and scientists who think that humans are at least contributing to global warming.

    I guess that shows you what kind of results money from people like the Koch brothers will get you.

    1. Rose says:

      Its not money its common sense and not following people like Al Gore around like sheep. When you see people and scientists fudge facts because they can’t quite prove the case (Dan Rather included), it becomes a little less believable. Common sense says we have climate change, but the green propaganda to say it is man made is a big stretch.

    2. Rayda says:

      I truly believe global climate change exists. It always has, long before we knew how to build SUV’s.
      How many is a “vast majority” anyway? The petition project has 33,000 scientists that say it is a bunch of hooey. Don’t you wonder how even the UN scientists say we could pour several trillion $$$ into efforts to save the planet and it just *MIGHT* save us from a 0.4 degree change in temperature? We have experienced a 1 degree cooling trend over the last 10 years, how is that possible? CO2 is a necessary and fundamental element in the cycle of life. It isn’t a pollutant. It makes up about 38 parts per billion of our atmosphere and that percentage hasn’t changed. When there have been higher concentrations of CO2 present, you get more plant growth. This is a bad thing? Even AlGore has said that the ethanol boondoggle was a bad idea. Stop drinking the koolaid and come up for air. You’ll find a much happier life.

  4. TC says:

    It’s the LEAST mankind could do. Literally.

  5. The King says:

    Good job Todd, I couldn,t of said it any better. I bet it hurts every time he fills the
    gas tank.

  6. Arthur Peterson says:

    you’re truly a grade-A creep

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