Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Earth Hour Wrap-Up 2013

Most of the Sydney Opera House was turned off - except for some green lights powered by renewable energy - as part of Earth Hour Australia's theme of Switch on to renewable energy.

Sydney Opera House during Earth Hour 2013

With more than 7000 cities taking part, Earth Hour has an inspiring summary - including stories from India, Libya, Taiwan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam and Jamaica.

Earth Hour window lights in the shape of a bicycle

First-timers included Palestine, Suriname, Rwanda and Tunisia. Also for the first time Russia's Kremlin turned out the lights.

Tunisia celebrating Earth Hour for the first time

More pics from the Guardian
Before/after pics from National Geographic

Next Earth Hour is Saturday 29 March, 2014. Until then, go beyond the hour :)

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