I Support Earth Hour

1 hour. 1 planet. Take a stand and make a difference. I know I am. Are you? 193 People

    Earth Hour

    Not many people have heard about International Earth Hour. The concept began in Sydney, 2008 during a WWF (World Wildlife Foundation) brainstorming session. The aim of the event was to reduce carbon emissions, dependency on electricity and modern technology. Earth Hour works to...
    Pretzel Pretzel
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Mar 29, 2008

    Its On Tonight - We Get Involved (why Not Have A Party?)

    its great we just turn all the lights of as many as we can and mum might just have the tv on ... but that is it.... I think everyone should do it and think of the earth and our future... if you love the planet you will do it.
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals
    36-40, F
    1 Response Mar 31, 2012

    Will Do

    I will unplug everything tomorrow while we are out and do my best to keep things to a minimum while we are in. I also dontated every last point to the EP Team and will try and be here to see EP go dark. Wait... is that right? I'm letting them go dark but I'm going to use...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality
    36-40, F
    Mar 27, 2009

    Me Too !

    I tried to talk people into doing this .... it's just a gesture ... but one has to believe it to do it ! Naturally, no one else did it ! I kind of felt left out ... but... that's just me . I did .... and I am glad co' I did.
    rickyshoots rickyshoots
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Mar 30, 2009

    Growing Up In a Green Family

    I was green before it was cool. I was green before it was a term to describe living closer to the Earth. Being primarily raised by my maternal grandparents who went through the Great Depression, it was second nature to recycle aluminum cans and newspapers, reuse containers from...
    qazrazl qazrazl
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Mar 11, 2009

    My Daughter and I Participated

    Well at least for the most part... my daughter was watching the Nickelodeon Awards and The Rock was hosting...so, I could not, being a hot-blooded american woman, turn that t.v. off and miss watching him for a couple of hours....lol I am not a "green" person...
    BrooklynGirl BrooklynGirl
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Mar 28, 2009

    I Am In

    It's actually something I can do to help.  I support it 100% .
    carriewpd carriewpd
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 11, 2009

    2.5 Hours, and I Think I'll Do It Again

    i did 2.5 hours. i think people all over the world should do this more often. plus, i'm going to start unplugging things when i'm not using them to avoid any excess drain.... every little bit counts.
    deleted deleted
    Mar 28, 2009

    It's That Time Again!

    Just wanted to remind everyone...Earth Hour is back!  Saturday March 27, 2010 at 8:30pm.  Find a fun way to spend an hour in the dark!
    swirlingmist swirlingmist
    51-55, F
    Mar 16, 2010

    We Have Our Own Earth Hour At My House

    Every day at my house is earth hour. We have changed over to all CFC lightbulbs, all unused plugs are unpluged and all power strips are turned off when not in use. Most of the time we have a computer going and I even listen to my music on my computer. No TV's, games, and other...
    JojoWazoo JojoWazoo
    46-50, F
    11 Responses Mar 20, 2009

    Love the Idea Too

     I loved the idea. I support the Earth. I try as much as I can to reduce my power usage and whatnot, but this really helps encourage others around us. I remember one night a few months ago there was a blackout. And I just sat in the pure silence in the night time, a...
    BrownEyedMystery BrownEyedMystery
    Mar 12, 2009

    So Simple..

    I think this is one of the most simple ways for all of us to take a positive stand for our enviroment..please join this group.  Together, we can all make a difference.  Peace, Unperfect Angel
    UnperfectAngel UnperfectAngel
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Mar 11, 2009

    I Was Out

    So I didn't turn any lights on, we decided to go out for a walk, and just wondered in the park for 2 hours!!
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Mar 29, 2009

    I Did It This Year

    I read about Earth Hour on Yahoo. I think it's a very good idea, so I participated this year. Maybe I sort of cheated in a way, but after turning off the lights and the computer and everything, I just laid down so I wouldn't absentmindedly turn on a light or something...
    Brieks07 Brieks07
    22-25, F
    8 Responses Aug 22, 2009

    Earth Hour - Join Us! Do At Least This Much For Our Planet!

    EARTH HOUR - JOIN US! DO AT LEAST THIS MUCH FOR OUR PLANET!  TODAY 31st March 2012! Switch off all the lights and electricity! Light a candle instead! Join our community and do something for our planet. It's only 60 minutes of your time. 8:30pm - 9:30pm YOUR LOCAL TIME...
    bublina bublina
    18-21, F
    Mar 31, 2012

    Vote For Earth

    I'm really happy with this year because Malaysia have participate in the world clebration on conserving earth. I also really proud because all my family seem concer with this matter that have effect the earth so much. When I mentioned about earth hours, my family came to a debate...
    LisaWiserLiser LisaWiserLiser
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Mar 20, 2009

    How Cool...i Love This

    Of course I am going to participate!
    forceofnature forceofnature
    56-60, F
    Mar 20, 2009

    TEN Ways You Can Help Our Environment

    56-60, M
    27 Responses Mar 3, 2009

    The Worst Break-up Of My Life.

    I have been in a relationship for the past 2 years. The first month we called it official, I found his ex gf and a few other random girls at the very top of his recent contacts; he denied talking to her and then it finally came out. I was done at that point but then decided to...
    denisechac3 denisechac3
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 9, 2011

    Earth Charter

       The Earth Charter:  The most important document of our times. You can find the complete charter online. Preamble to The Earth Charter We stand at a critical moment in Earth's history, a time when humanity must choose its future. As the world becomes...
    a1234poem a1234poem
    41-45, M
    Apr 22, 2010

    I Am Participating In Earth Hour. the Question Is: Are You?

    On March 28, 2009 at 8.30 pm, local time, World Wildlife Fund is asking individuals, businesses, governments, and organizations worldwide to turn off their lights for one hour -- Earth Hour! This is a global statement of concern.  This is about the effects of climate change...
    EPjake EPjake
    26-30, M
    13 Responses Feb 13, 2009

    I Love To Support Earth Hour

    it is nice for all us to   do   earth     is to support the earth day when it come so let not miss  it ? 
    susiehouston susiehouston
    56-60, F
    Jun 5, 2011

    My Filosofy

    My filosofy is that one human beeing can make a differense. You and i can make a difference. Tomorrow me and my wife will partisipate to Earth Hour. The last years we are continually improve our way of living. We will make a difference. When i see how many people, cities...
    Dreem Dreem
    46-50, M
    3 Responses Mar 27, 2009

    Not Just An Hour...

    A lifetime. People need to think about energy conservation and the environment ALL of the time.  
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Mar 28, 2009

    Not Just One Hour!

    I try to use electricity when necessary-I don't even own an iron or other appliances like a blender or so, and never use the oven. I always switch off Tv-DVD player-laptop etc using the off button (not the 'stand by' one), and pull off the plugs when I leave the house (my...
    PurpleQueen PurpleQueen
    36-40, F
    1 Response Mar 15, 2009

    This Is Exciting!

    I love this Idea!!  It is just sad that a majority of our country doesn't do things everyday to save this planet!
    Rowan06 Rowan06
    18-21, F
    Mar 20, 2009

    Time Out

    My first experience with Earth Hour occurred about two and a half hours ago. I heard of the event from Facebook, surprisingly. I researched it and it seemed like a really good idea.  It felt exciting to turn everything off and light up the few candles we owned. Everything...
    Pretzel Pretzel
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 29, 2008

    To Make the World a Better Place ...

    On March 28 of this year - My son and I will be observin Earth Hour.  We will turn all of our electricity off for 1 hour.  This is something that ALL of us should do - it is SO simple!! And great for our environment. My son already helps me to recycle...
    MizzBlue72 MizzBlue72
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Mar 11, 2009

    I Did...

    I participated for a few hours last night :-) I lit some candles and spent time just chilling. Was fun to know that in a world so big I was not alone last night in the dark.......and all for a great cause!
    MegJgeM MegJgeM
    36-40, F
    Mar 29, 2009

    Save the Earth

    Anything I can do to help save this planet!   
    swirlingmist swirlingmist
    51-55, F
    1 Response Feb 23, 2009

    I've Always Supported Earth Hour

    I guess for me Earth Hour has been a while arriving. I always try to protect the earth because it is Jehovah's creation as are we. It just makes sense since this is all we have. I'm hoping that earth hour will develope and grow to encompace all of the earth and become Earth...
    chong420 chong420
    2 Responses Mar 23, 2009

    Earth Hour Is Great!

    My family and I just finished our one hour of no electricity 3.5 hours ago.  It was our first time to join simply because it was the first time we had heard about it.  The children, especially the younger one, simply loved it and were ecstatic that they were doing...
    Corvina Corvina
    36-40, F
    Mar 29, 2008


    deleted deleted
    Feb 22, 2011

    Earth Hour

    Actually, I have been reducing my power consumption lately. But I will light candles and turn off most of my electronic devices, I can't unplug my phone! It will be a romantic night, dinner under candle lights.
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort
    36-40, F
    Mar 12, 2009

    My Version

    I learned of Earth Hour only a year and a half ago. I discovered that once a year entire cities around the world would shut lights down for an hour in order to conserve and promote the conservation of energy (fossil fuels). As you know, the less energy we burn, the less carbon...
    DarkerThanPale DarkerThanPale
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Jun 11, 2011

    Hmmmmm I Don't See Any Blackout On Here Yet

    Earlier this morning I read that the sidebars are dark.  Is it just me...???? I don't see anything darkened.....
    ichooselife ichooselife
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Mar 28, 2009


    I keep a light or two on when going out, but last night when going out turned all the lights out and switches off and was out from 7.30pm to late  
    deleted deleted
    Mar 29, 2009


                                          yes, im very impressed by this. it is a positive action...
    flourlady111 flourlady111
    46-50, F
    4 Responses Feb 24, 2009

    Design For the Future

    Whilst we as individuals have a great responsibility to minimize our impact on the planet, large corporations and of course government are positioned to make the greatest impact. In Europe, recycling gives a measure of how committed member states are. Germany, has reached close...
    stevester stevester
    46-50, M
    3 Responses Mar 12, 2009

    I Support Earth Hour Also

    I will be turning out my lights and everything else off to support this effort.  And now EP has helped me even more by creating a most horrific profile page that is a disaster so that no one, at least me, wants to look at it..  So they have compelled me even more...
    nudeinva nudeinva
    51-55, M
    1 Response Mar 20, 2009

    Yeah, I Do It Too.

    Yeah, I save energy. I do it to save money. I don't care about my carbon footprint. Just the opposite. I have no children, so I make my mark however I can. I let my car run until it overheated. I can't figure it out. Why does it do that? '95 Grand Am, by the way,....Split year...
    Socklord Socklord
    31-35, M
    Mar 21, 2009
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