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Earth Hour 2012: 9 Days To Go

Earth Hour 2012 Save Planet greenster.com Sydney

Let’s start at the beginning, it’s always a good place to start. Andy Riley a WWF Australia worker was sitting in a a pub with friends when the idea of Earth Hour hit him. He hoped that it would increase awareness of our actions on climate change and inspire world leaders to strive for a much stronger climate agreement. So, 2007 saw 2.2 million individuals and more than 2,000 businesses in Sydney turn their lights off for one hour in the first ever Earth Hour. Check out the video below or click here for full coverage of the event.

As promised, another energy saving tip…

Energy Saving Tip #2: Turn off your screen savers. Although images moving around your screen can be quite mesmerising and almost therapeutic, they actually keep your computer active instead of allowing it to go into sleep mode.

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