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Fraser
2008-Mar-29, 03:10 AM
35 countries, 26 major cities, 370 towns and literally tens of millions of people… What do they all have in common? They're all switching off their lights for one hour at 8:00 pm local time in a now staggering global event known as Earth Hour. From around the world, Universe Today readers [...]

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KaiYeves
2008-Mar-29, 05:22 PM
I hope some sats take pictures of the cities when they're blacked out. That'd be cool to see.

Chuck
2008-Mar-29, 10:23 PM
Is it cheating to run my notebook computer by battery during earth hour and then recharge it later? Increasing my power usage later seems like it defeats the purpose. I'll have no problem powering down everything else except my refrigerator and answering machine. There certainly isn't anything worthwhile on television.