The Intersection

Cities Go Dark

Earth Hour 2008

Bangkok
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Toronto
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Dubai
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Comments

  1. #1 daniel
    March 31, 2008

    Truly Inspiring

  2. #2 Linda
    March 31, 2008

    Turned out my home electricity too.

  3. #3 Wes Rolley
    March 31, 2008

    Two comments: Pacific Gas and Electric (as well as a motorist meeting an electric pole) gave me the opportunity to extend this to 10 hrs (9:30 AM to 7:30 PM.) By that time, I had fired up a standby generator to make sure that our freezers did not defrost.

    Still, I wonder if this act does not fall into the realm of slactivism. Urban Dictionary definition #1:

    The act of participating in obviously pointless activities as an expedient alternative to actually expending effort to fix a problem.

    There many list of effective actions and all are long. The top of all lists has to say “stop coal!”

  4. #4 Joe
    March 31, 2008

    photo credits?

  5. #5 Sheril R. Kirshenbaum
    March 31, 2008

    View photos here:

    http://www.earthhour.org/

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