On March 29th, the organizers of Earth hour 2008 are simply asking you to turn off your lights, appliances, heating, tv, radio, computer, etc for an hour. One simple hour.
68,506 individuals and 2270 businesses registered their participation on the Earth Hour website. […] According to statistics provided by Energy Australia, the event reduced electricity consumption during the hour by 10.2%, and a poll conducted by AMR Interactive estimates that 57% of Sydney’s population participated.
This year the event seems to have reached even more people. Even Toronto agreed to participate in this incredibly simple, yet powerful idea. Let’s all get together to show that we care and want to make a difference. On March 29th 2008, I know I’ll be turning off my lights. Join us!
Read more on their official website.