Earth Hour is an international initiative that requires people, government offices, workplaces, and other urban centres to switch off the non-essential lights in a symbolic call for environmental protection. Organised by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the primary objective of the programme is to create awareness about the impacts of climate change and also contribute towards the betterment of the planet.
The event, which was first observed in Sydney (Australia) in 2007, has grown into a popular annual event with citizens of 187 countries across the globe observing an hour of refraining from the use of non-essential lighting to save energy.
When is Earth Hour 2019?
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