From numbers standpoint, the harm done to the planet is quite surprising.
The city of St. Paul will go dark for an hour — to raise awareness about energy conservation and climate change. Between 8:30 and 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, buildings throughout St. Paul will turn off their lights. It’s all part of a global movement called “Earth Hour,” which encourages individuals, businesses and governments to use less energy.
Minneapolis is turning out the lights in city buildings for an initiative called “Earth Hour” to raise awareness of climate change.
Some Minnesota cities will turn off the lights Saturday for “Earth Hour.” The City of Minneapolis will turn off all non-essential electricity in major municipal buildings from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m.