Earth Hour: The theme of this year’s Earth Hour is ‘Shape our Future’, which emphasizes the need to conserve energy and save the environment for generations to come.
Earth Hour: Every year on 26 March, people around the world turn off their electricity for an hour by turning off their lights in homes and offices as a support to conserve energy during World Earth Hour. The theme of this year’s event invites people around the world to unite in a moment of reflection on our relationships with each other and our collective home – Earth.
Importance of earth hour
Started by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and its partners in Sydney in 2007, the practice has become a catalyst for dramatic change and collective action to protect the environment.
The symbolic Light-Out Earth Hour has become the world’s largest grassroots movement to raise awareness of climate change and energy conservation and assure a sustainable, bright future.
How is Earth Hour celebrated?
Earth Hour is celebrated by turning off the lights for an hour – from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. local time – and reconnecting with nature, cooking food and spending time with families and loved ones, being artistic, etc. involved in activities such as Governments, companies and environmental activists from around the world participate in this event.
BSES, one of the major power associations in Delhi, urged its over 46 lakh consumers and residents of the city to switch off all their non-essential lights and electrical appliances for an hour-long period to celebrate ‘Earth Hour’ on Saturday. Called for closure. ,
“On March 26, Delhi as well as cities in over 190 countries will once again be dark for an hour to observe Earth Hour,” BSES said in a statement.
“Although Earth Hour is symbolic in nature, the attention it draws to our earth and climate is not symbolic. It is real,” it added.
Earth Hour Theme for 2022
The theme of this year’s Earth Hour is ‘Shape our Future’. By raising awareness of the damages to the climate that are affecting our world today, this is an important year for everyone to shape the world for generations to come.