Saturday, March 28, 2009

28 Mar : Bangalore observes Earth Hour

2,712 cities, towns and municipalities in 83 countries have already committed to VOTE EARTH for Earth Hour 2009, as part of the worlds first global election between Earth and global warming.
8:30PM local time, wherever you live on planet earth. Saturday 28 March 2009
You may have heard about Earth Hour or seen an advertisement or hoarding in Bangalore city. Some of my friends in Bangalore have been actively promoting Earth Hour - a huge global campaign to spread awareness about global warming and climate change.
If you want to be a part of this campaign, all you need to do is switch off your lights this Sat (Mar 28) from 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM.

Some huge organizations in India are joining this campaign, the RBI, AIR (yes, govt bodies!), ING Vysya Bank, HSBC Bank, HP, Wipro, Intel, Infosys, Google, and TPI.

Even better, get your friends and families to switch off their lights too. There’s a whole bunch of activities and resources that you can get on this from

If you would like to take it a step further, you can join the candle campaign at Forum mall at 8:30pm on Saturday. Thanks to the efforts of passionate individuals like Kuruvilla Kurian and Sonalee Panda, even Brigade Road Association and Forum Mall have agreed to observe Earth Hour and turn lights out for a whole hour on Saturday. They have also signed up Anil Kumble to help them promote the cause in Bangalore. (

More details on Earth Hour, can be seen on :

Join the Fan Group on Facebook:

Show your commitment to the environment. Save our planet!

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