2017 Earth Hour in Chengdu

Authors: Go Chengdu


This year, Earth Hour takes place at 8:30 p.m. local time on March 25. The theme of Earth Hour remains at Shining a Light on Climate Action.

About Earth Hour

Earth Hour occurs once a year, and people are encouraged to turn their lights off for just 60 minutes in the evening.
The idea is to show your commitment to the future of our planet – and it started as a lights-off event in Sydney, Australia, in 2007.
Since then the event, led by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), has grown to include more than 7,000 towns and cities worldwide.

This year, Earth Hour takes place at 8:30 p.m. local time on March 25. The theme of Earth Hour remains at Shining a Light on Climate Action, there's never been a more critical moment for the world to show solidarity for and a strong commitment to fighting climate change.

As the world stands at a climate crossroads, it is powerful yet humbling to think that our actions today will decide what tomorrow will look like for generations to come. This is our time to ‪change climate change and make a difference for our planet, our home.

The Past "Earth Hour" in Chengdu

Chengdu was the first city in China to support to Earth Hour 2010. Some people enjoyed Earth Hour with a candle-lit dinner or a candle-lit bath, while others host large events or parties, either in darkness or with candles, to celebrate Earth Hour.

WWF Sustainable Lifestyle

2017 "Earth Hour" in Chengdu

Chengdu will again participate in Earth Hour this year. Iconic Chengdu landmarks such as The Sichuan TV Tower, Sino-Ocean Taikoo Li Chengdu and a large number of five-star hotels in downtown city will normally join the global switch off as a way of declaring a positive attitude toward protection of the planet.

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