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Go Wild for our brilliant planet!
Ready for your next challenge after Earth Hour? Then get ready to Wear It Wild! On Friday 5 June, World Environment Day, businesses, schools and individuals across the country will be wearing it wild to help protect our incredible planet. You could wear your favourite onesie to work or tiger print leggings to the gym. You could…Read More
VIDEO: Watch the global and UK highlights
At 8.30pm on Saturday 28 March, a record-breaking 172 countries and territories across the world celebrated our brilliant planet and switched off for Earth Hour. Globally, over 1,400 iconic landmarks took part, including big UK landmarks like St Paul’s, London and Tower Bridge, the Kelpies in Scotland, Edinburgh Castle and Caerphilly Castle. With celebrations in…Read More
The global celebrations so far!
The switch-offs for Earth Hour are sweeping across the world as we speak – and we’ve even had a special shout out from space! Here are some of our favourite photos from celebrations across the world so far – but you can keep an eye on all the live updates here. Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti, from the International Space Station…Read More
Take action for our brilliant planet
Will you be voting on Thursday 7 May? The time before and directly after the election is an opportunity to show our politicians that we really care about the future of our planet, and push them to show leadership for the environment. That’s why, on 17 June, we’re holding a climate march at Westminster asking MPs to commit to…Read More
Highlights from Earth Hour 2015
On Saturday 28th March, a record-breaking 172 countries and territories took part in Earth Hour, the world’s biggest environmental event. Millions of people, thousands of schools, and hundreds of businesses and organisations came together and switched off their lights for an hour to show they care about the future of our brilliant planet. The global celebrations started in…Read More
UK, are you ready for the switch off?
Celebrations have begun in Samoa, Antarctica, New Zealand, Fiji, and the Soloman Islands as millions go dark for Earth Hour, and the wave of switch-offs is slowly making its way to us in the UK for 8.30pm tonight! Hundreds of landmarks are signed up across the country, including: Big Ben and Houses of Parliament; Buckingham Palace; St Paul’s Cathedral; Tower…Read More
How will you go beyond the Hour?
Earth Hour 2015 was a fantastic success, with a record 172 countries taking part and individuals, schools and businesses across the planet coming together to celebrate our incredible planet. But Earth Hour is more than just an hour of celebration – it’s a reminder to us all to help protect our amazing planet every day…Read More
Thank you for being part of it!
You helped create a night to remember and joined millions of people around the world to celebrate our brilliant planet – thank you. If you took part but forgot to sign up – it’s not too late! You can still add your name to let us know you took part. For those of you who celebrated, we…Read More
Earth Hour kicks off in Samoa and Antarctica!
Samoa and Antarctica are the first to go dark today for Earth Hour, the world’s biggest celebration for our amazing planet. Though Samoa and Antarctica are the first, Earth Hour will be celebrated across the world today, Saturday 28 March, 8.30-9.30pm local time. Our friends at The British Antarctic Survey will be one of the…Read More
Schools are going bunting crazy for Earth Hour!
Just over 4,800 schools across the UK took part in Earth Hour, and this was our best Earth Hour yet! Here are some stories about how schools celebrated Earth Hour 2015!Read More
Lights out across the UK!
The clock has struck 8.30pm – it’s the moment we’ve been waiting for! Right now, millions of people across the UK have switched off their lights to join in the global celebrations for Earth Hour 2015. Here are some of the great landmarks across the country that have plunged into darkness… Inverness Castle Senedd Caerphilly…Read More
DECC shows its support for Earth Hour 2015
The Department for Energy and Climate Change has been showing its support for Earth Hour this week and encouraging others to join them. Energy and Climate Change Secretary, Ed Davey, said today: “It’s time for everyone to recognise that climate change will touch just about everything we do, and everything we care about. Earth Hour…Read More