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Palace urges public to observe Earth Hour
- March 27, 2017

It would be organised from 8.30 p.m.to 9.30 p.m., and WWF Hyderabad office and Hyderabad Urban Makeover (HUM) would organise an awareness programme at the Biodiversity Park, Gachibowli, during the hour. In the last ten years, Earth Hour has turned into the world's largest movement for the environment. "We also wanted to showcase what the community can do beyond just the designated Earth Hour , to contribute to saving energy sustainably", said General Manager Radisson Blu Paschim Vihar, Arun ... (more...)
Qatar switches off to observe Earth Hour 2017
- March 27, 2017

They can also use a new Facebook profile picture frame available on www.facebook.com/earthhour to celebrate Earth Hour on their own personal landmark - their Facebook page. In a message on the eve of Earth Hour, he said this Movement is an attempt at protecting the environment and by small steps like these we aim to create a world with a better environment. (more...)
Box office report: 'Beauty and the Beast' doubles 'Power Rangers' weekend gross Box office report: 'Beauty and the Beast' doubles 'Power Rangers' weekend gross
- March 27, 2017

The haul brings the monster ape's total to $133.5 million in North America and $392 million globally. Per comScore, overall box office is up around 5.5 percent from the same frame past year. The expensive $100 million blockbuster should earn back its production budget in the USA, though its profitability will be determined by how well it performs on the global market. (more...)
India joins the world to observe Earth Hour on Saturday
- March 27, 2017

Bhubaneswar: Earth Hour started in 2007 in Sydney, Australia, when 2.2 million individuals and more than 2,000 businesses turned their lights off for one hour to take a stand against climate change. Is an event that people celebrate annually enough to save the earth and its depleting resources? "We are seeing it across the globe, from the Great Barrier Reef suffering mass bleaching for an unprecedented second year in a row, to more severe weather in Britain". (more...)
Drogheda asked to just switch off for 'Earth Hour'
- March 27, 2017

He added: "Earth Hour is the world's biggest climate change event". This year's event marked the tenth anniversary of the Earth Hour movement, which started as a one-city event in Sydney in 2007 and has since grown to become the world's largest grassroots movement for the environment. (more...)
Before and after photos show skylines worldwide going dark for Earth Hour
- March 26, 2017

To most effectively track the difference that participating in Earth Hour made, customers should compare their energy consumption to the same time period the previous Saturday (March 18). Besides joining countries of the world, Qatar supports efforts to raise awareness about energy conservation, he added noting that this event has become an annual tradition in Qatar. (more...)
Who made it into the NCAA Tournament's Final Four?
- March 26, 2017

Finally, they took down Pac-12 giant Arizona in dramatic fashion on Thursday night, scoring a late basket then surviving a buzzer beater attempt. That's what Xavier dealt with, and there wasn't a player on their roster or tactic in Chris Mack's brain that could halt the Zags anywhere on the floor. (more...)
Nintendo Switch can be held vertically for some games Nintendo Switch can be held vertically for some games
- March 26, 2017

In fact, according to multiple unnamed sources who work at Nintendo suppliers, the Japanese gaming giant expects to sell a whopping 20 million Switch consoles during the device's first year of availability. Also as with the Nintendo Switch, Ubisoft has been one of the most ardent supporters of VR, so it's good to see the company is still actively engaging the platform as a part of its future plans. (more...)
Pakistan joins world community in observing Earth Hour
- March 26, 2017

Then join the Earth Hour party on Saturday, March 25 by turning off all lights from 8:30 - 9:30 PM local time. The Earth hour received a mixed response from the citizens this year. With the historic Paris Agreement on climate change now in force, there's never been a more crucial time to show strong public support for efforts to stem climate change. (more...)
Goldman Sachs Says Tax Cuts Are Coming, Even If Health Care Fails Goldman Sachs Says Tax Cuts Are Coming, Even If Health Care Fails
- March 26, 2017

Politico's Ben White in his Morning Money newsletter on Wednesday suggested that a failure on the health care vote could actually incentivize the GOP to accelerate the rest of President Trump's agenda, including tax cuts, in order to get back on offense and deliver a win. (more...)
The Torch switches off 3780 LED lights during Earth Hour
- March 26, 2017

Earth Hour runs from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m tonight. Celebrities such as Maroon 5 are supporting the activity. The statue of Christ the Redeemer is seen after being plunged into darkness for Earth Hour . Prominent buildings and landmarks including the Eiffel Tower, the Empire State Building , the Space Needle , the Golden Gate Bridge and the Pyramids of Egypt will go dark to show their commitment to the planet. (more...)
COMMENT: Lights out movement celebrates 10 years of progress on climate change
- March 26, 2017

Celebrate Earth Hour Saturday, March 25 at 8:30 p.m. This year is also about celebration of ten years of the Earth Hour movement, ” a WWF statement said. "There's never been a more critical moment in the fight", said Terry Macko, senior vice president of marketing and communications at World Wildlife Fund . (more...)
De Kock defies New Zealand to get South Africa to 314
- March 26, 2017

The Proteas never really got going on a rain-affected first day and after resuming on 123 for four it was only when De Kock took to the crease on Sunday that they looked like mounting a respectable total. Brief Scores: South Africa 314 (Quinton De Kock 90, Faf du Plessis 53, Hashim Amla 50; Matt Henry 4-57, Colin De Grandhomme 3-104) lead New Zealand 67/0 (Tom Latham 42*, Jeet Raal 25*) by 247 runs . (more...)
Liam Payne & Cheryl Cole Welcome Baby Boy
- March 26, 2017

The former Girls Aloud singer made the announcement on Instagram ahead of Mother's Day in the UK (March 26), posting a snap to her 3.1 million fans of Payne cradling the baby boy. Now, they have a family of their own and fans can't wait to watch them grow old together. Cheryl welcomed her first child London's Chelsea and Westminster Hospital , with her partner, Liam , at her side. (more...)
Summit invites people to go beyond the ordinary for Earth Hour 2017
- March 26, 2017

Nelson Mandela Square and Sandton City will be joined by a number of businesses in the district, with the likes of RMB, Deutsche Securities, Discovery, SAB Miller, Webber Wentzel and Nedbank also taking part in Earth Hour 2017. There will be an extended candlelight happy hour in T-Zero lounge and lobby 4 p.m.to close, with Earth Hour celebrated at 8:30 p.m. While Earth Hour does get global support, some expressed their reluctance. (more...)
Tri-Cities residents urged to go dark for Earth Hour
- March 26, 2017

Urging her constituents to join in, Jackie Baillie said: " Earth Hour has become well established as an important way of supporting global efforts to tackle climate change". This year marks the initiative's 10th anniversary. Anuj Mathur, Chief Executive Officer, Canara HSBC Oriental Bank of Commerce Life Insurance said, "We are pleased to partner for the 9th consecutive year with WWF-India for the Earth Hour "Pedal for the Planet" initiative". (more...)
What is Earth Hour, and why are the lights out?
- March 26, 2017

She says the event is also to encourage people to make simple changes every day to minimize electricity. The initiative began in Australia in 2007 as a grass roots gesture by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Australia against man-made carbon dioxide emissions linked to a warming planet. (more...)
Local representatives react to health care bill failure
- March 26, 2017

Finkelstein said that the body of research, including her work on the effects of the 2008 Medicaid expansion in OR, have made her confident that health insurance improves health. ThinkProgress even posted a list that noted that Trump promised he would repeal Obamacare 68 times, with four times mentioning he would do it immediately. (more...)
Thousands of Cities Go Dark to Fight Climate Change
- March 26, 2017

It's in support of WWF's Earth Hour , as people across the world switch off the lights. One of the most important environmental events, Earth Hour , was first started on March 31, 2007, in Australia. Live patron Steve Wood said. That's why Earth Hour is so crucial - it's a chance for everyone across the globe to come together and speak up about climate change . (more...)
Earth Hour to be celebrated tonight
- March 26, 2017

As part of the 10 year anniversary, WWF Australia launched this year's campaign with 10-year-old children, asking them of their environmental concerns in a push to further educate future generations about the importance of climate action. Across the world, many iconic structures, buildings and sky-scrapers participate in the event as well by dimming their lights. "We're also starting to see a whole bunch of countries actually putting in climate change policies as well". (more...)

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