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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
The Ambassador Theatre Group switch off for 3rd year running!
We’re so pleased to announce that for the 3rd year running, The Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) are joining in the celebrations for Earth Hour! They will be switching off all external non-essential lights at their 38 UK venues and their US venue, The Lyric Theatre, in New York, at 8.30pm on 28 March for the hour, and encouraging customers and…Read More
Exclusive red fried rice recipe by Ching-He Huang
Fried rice is really comforting and, cooked as here, it’s full of nutrients, too. Brown rice is a complex carbohydrate, meaning that it releases energy slowly. It’s packed with fibre to keep you full, and high in selenium, manganese and antioxidants. Eggs are a must-have for me in any fried rice and they are a…Read More
10 Facts about the Aurora Lights
The Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) and the Southern Lights (Aurora Australis) are amongst nature’s most spectacular displays. The British Antarctic Survey, who will be switching off for Earth Hour tomorrow, and our Polar Expert Rod Downie have been lucky enough to witness them at both ends of the earth. They share with us some of…Read More
Timex Hour of Power
Timex has been a global leader in watchmaking for over 160 years. This year they’re leading the way once again by supporting Earth Hour 2015. Timex have built a beautiful Earth Hour count down microsite so there’s no chance you will miss this year’s big switch off! Upload a picture, pledge an action that will have a…Read More
The Ritz London celebrates Earth Hour!
For the first time ever, The Ritz London, one of the most well-known and luxurious hotels in London, is taking part in Earth Hour. On 28th March, at 8.30pm, The Ritz London will be joining forces with thousands of businesses globally as they show their support for our brilliant planet. Earth Hour’s unique display of darkness has…Read More
Community voice: Simon the Fireman
Simon Jakeman is a London Firefighter with nearly 20 years’ frontline service. He has evacuated flooded homes by boat, chased wildfires, diverted and pumped flood water and dealt with the pieces after intense storms. Thanks to his tireless environmental work, he’s been recognised as London’s Greenest Firefighter. Simon’s Blog I have a passion to do…Read More
Smoked tofu, spicy salad & stir-fry by Ching-He Huang
These three quick, easy recipes by Ching-He Huang complement each other perfectly for an Earth Hour meal that’s good for you and good for the planet. Share this beautifully balanced meal with loved ones by candlelight, or celebrate under the stars.Read More
Scotland’s communities get set for Earth Hour 2015- find an event near you!
We’re absolutely amazed by the exciting events happening all across Scotland for Earth Hour 2015! This year there are more events than ever before- from candlelit quizzes to ghost walks to golfing in the dark to pedal-powered cinema. Check out our list below and join the global celebration from an event near you- whether that’s…Read More
HRH The Prince of Wales supports Earth Hour UK 2015
HRH The Prince of Wales is taking part in the world’s biggest environmental event, Earth Hour on Saturday 28 March at 8.30pm, by turning off all non-essential lighting at his residences. Sign up to be part of it: http://po.st/nqa6qb #EarthHourUKRead More
Pandas go on tour in the UK!
Ahead of Earth Hour this Saturday (28 March), we sent some of our Earth Hour panda on a visit to various cities in the UK to help us spread the word before this year’s event. On their travels they visited Woking, Newcastle, Manchester and Kingston, making new friends along the way and saying hello to long-time Earth…Read More
Communities across UK prepare for Earth Hour
With the big switch-off just days away, many of you have been sharing with us how you’re planning to celebrate Earth Hour this Saturday. From candlelit dinner parties in Cornwall to Earth Hour yoga classes in Eastbourne, there’s plenty going on across the UK! Here are some of the amazing and creative ways communities will be celebrating:…Read More