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Earth Hour: Sing up For The Dark Ages

by | 19th, February 2008

LET’S hear it for the Dark Ages: “Twenty-four cities around the world will fall into shadow next month as homes and businesses turn off the lights to raise awareness about global warming, organisers said Tuesday.”

The “Earth Hour” initiative started in Australia’s biggest city Sydney last year when an estimated 2.2 million people flicked the switch — leaving the Sydney Opera House bathed in moonlight and the Harbour Bridge blacked out.

Organiser Andy Ridley said Sydney’s 60-minutes of darkness generated huge interest around the world and 23 other cities from the Asia Pacific, North America, Europe and the Middle East had now signed up to be part of the 2008 event.

Sydney – the city that always sleeps…

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