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Enter our poster design competition!

This competition has now closed. Cast your vote to decide who wins! This competition has now closed for entries. The final designs are in and now it’s up to you to decide the winners! Make sure you vote for your favourite poster. … Continue reading

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Earth Hour founder praises Wales’ green progress

The founder of WWF’s Earth Hour has given his backing to efforts in Wales to secure a strong sustainability law, as the world marked ‘Earth Overshoot Day’ on 20 August – the day when we used up all the natural … Continue reading

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Seen the recent headlines on whether the UK’s lights will go out?

Two weeks ago the UK’s energy regulator Ofgem released a report on whether the UK has enough electricity supply to meet demand over the next five years. The report led to a series of headlines asking whether the lights will … Continue reading

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Help keep climate change in the curriculum

From September there‘s a real danger that children under age 11 will no longer learn about climate change in English schools. But we think that they should – and over 2,150 of you have already showed you think so too… … Continue reading

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Star Trek symbol appears over London night sky to mark Earth Hour

Paramount Pictures supported this year’s Earth Hour with a special ‘Star Trek’ themed light display ahead of the release of the new film ‘Into Darkness’. In conjunction with Arts Electronica and Futurelab & Ascending Technologies, a fleet of quadrocopters flew into the … Continue reading

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Behind the scenes at Earth Hour 2013

This year for Earth Hour, we decided to run one of the most intense events ever attempted. We wanted to bring the UK together to share the landmark switch-offs from the UK and around the globe, community events and celebrity … Continue reading

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Earth Hour LIVE – as it happened!

This Earth Hour we launched our first ever live streaming event. And you can watch the full hour here! With UK landmark switch-offs, Earth Hour ambassadors pop group McFly performing a live acoustic gig in panda onesies, global highlights your local community … Continue reading

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Earth Hour LIVE! Watch it online tonight

This evening we’ll be launching our first ever live streaming event. With UK landmark switch-offs, Earth Hour ambassadors McFly performing a live acoustic gig in panda onesies, global highlights and local community events. We can’t wait! Join us online from 8.15pm onwards … Continue reading

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WWF’s Earth Hour starts in Samoa

In the first time zone to switch off on 23 March, Samoa, New Zealand, Fiji and Australia have already launched their Earth Hour celebrations in style: 200 cyclists, using only energy efficient lights, took to the streets of Fiji’s Suva … Continue reading

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PM supports young ambitions for renewable energy future

The winners of our Earth Hour 2013 schools challenge, Katy, Ella, and Dylan, gathered outside 10, Downing Street today (Thursday 21 March) to hand over a beautiful 2,000 page book entitled ‘The Power of Nature’. The book contains nearly 2,000 … Continue reading

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