Earth Hour is enlightening the darkness

By Caleb Cluff
Updated March 18 2016 - 6:48pm, first published 6:30pm

It’s an event that has its origin in Australia, but now has a worldwide following - and it’s based on the simple premise of turning off a light in the house. Earth Hour started in Sydney in 2007 as a response to reports of rising carbon pollution and the perceived threats posed to our way of life by carbon change.

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