Lights Off All Over the World for Earth Hour 2014

Millions of people and businesses worldwide switched their lights off in unison as Earth Hour descended on March 29th, 2014 20:30 local time. Earth Hour, a grassroots movement organized by the WWF, started back in 2007 in Sydney when some 2.2 million people switched off their lights for one hour to raise awareness about sustainability. Since then, over 7000 cities and towns in over 150 countries now participate in the one hour lights-out event where many individuals and communities light candles in the dark as a display of their commitment to our planet. The world’s biggest environmental event also sees numerous iconic landmarks switch off their lights and skylines plunge into darkness as a large-scale demonstration of support for renewable energy and action against carbon pollution.

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St Basil’s Cathedral, Moscow

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Parthenon Before Earth Hour

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Parthenon Earth Hour

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Azadi Tower, Iran

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Buckingham Palace

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Eiffel Tower

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House of Parliament

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Kingdom Tower, Saudi Arabia

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Kremlin

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Gateway of India, Mumbai

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India Gate, New Delhi

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Kuala Lumpur

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Times Square

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Tokyo Tower

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World Heritage Cologne Cathedral

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Macau

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Moscow State University Before Earth Hour

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Moscow State University Earth Hour

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Palace of Westminster

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Rio

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Jakarta, Indonesia

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