You’ve exchanged heated discussions on climate change and a swagger of inconvenient truths. And can easily retort any challenge to whether one person can make a difference.
It’s natural for Sydney-siders, having launched Earth Hour in 2007, now a global action where up to 1 billion people switch off their lights and non-essential appliances, on the same day for one hour. Saving carbon emissions and sending a message of support for climate change.
You’ll flick off like the best of them between 8.30 – 9.30pm, Saturday 28 March but rather than just sit in the dark, take your protest outdoors. Try a solar powered beach party at Avalon Beach, or Hidden Door’s non-profit Earth Hour Challenge, where teams of four race around Circular Quay to locate a series of eco-friendly checkpoints.
Make these 3600 seconds count.
8.30pm – 9.30pm, Saturday 28 March 2009
Earth Hour Avalon Beach Party
7.30pm – 9pm
Hidden Door – Earth Hour Challenge
Register a team of four for free