WWF said as a part of the Earth Hour, people, cities and businesses around the world switch off
their lights for one hour to draw attention to the urgent need to step up the fight against climate change and protection of biodiversity.
Cimatu has also instructed all DENR regional offices and bureaus to conduct activities in support of the one-hour switch off
In Bratislava the Earth Hour programme will start on Primacialne Square at 18:00 featuring a music band beating drums made from waste, competitions for children, creative workshops where children will learn to make animals from waste and more.Exactly at 20:30, the lights on the square will switch off
"While it was initially alleged that the switch off
was to stop media houses from airing live the swearing in of Raila Odinga, more than 24 hours their signals have not been restored and no explanation put forward as to when they will be allowed to resume operations," Omwoyo said.
Just like 'Earth Hour' where we switch off
lights, can we have 'Smart Hour' when we smarten up to switch off
It's not like an office when you close the door, go home and switch off
. It is 24-hour.
"We're the first country to switch off
FM but there are several countries going in the same direction," Ole Joergen Torvmark, head of Digital Radio Norway, (http://news.sky.com/story/norway-warned-plan-to-switch-off-fm-radio-will-cut-off-millions-10719111) reportedly said.
Marah convictions indicates that the policy to switch off
traffic light and fixed speed cameras has failed.
"We also received over 200 pledges from individuals to switch off
If K-Electric was kind enough to supply power to her muhalla, why would she voluntarily switch off
the light and sit in the darkness There is usually no power especially at night.
Calderdale Council's head of planning and highways, Geoff Willerton, said: "We do not switch off
any of our streetlights overnight, although all new lamps that we fit now dim between 10pm and 5.30am.
Council officials claim the switch off
will save almost PS60,000 per year in maintenance and electricity costs as well as saving 216 tonnes of carbon emissions.