Earth Hour turns off the lights in 190 countries against the climate crisis

Earth Hour turns off the lights in 190 countries against the climate crisis

Madrid.- the Earth HourFight Against Initiative icon Climate change against loss BiodiversityThis coming Saturday, the lights will be turned off for sixty minutes in more than 190 countries.

The light-off gesture is performed on buildings, homes, businesses and monuments between 8:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., according to the website for WWF (WWF).

The ceremony takes place in the same week as it Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has released a new report warning that the window of opportunity to achieve a “livable and sustainable future for all” is fast closing.

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The document indicates that the file general temperature The planet’s surface has warmed since 1970 at a faster rate than any other fifty-year period in the past two millennia calling, once again, for lower emissions and consumption.

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Earth Hour will not only be supported by environmental blackoutFor the second year in a row, the #KMPorElPlaneta initiative has been launched, in which organizations, individuals, sports groups and grassroots racers add their kilometers to benefit the environment.

To date, according to the website of WWFThey have traveled twelve times around the world, with 504 thousand 103 kilometers either running, cycling, swimming, walking or snowboarding, proving that through collective effort, the time race against the climate emergency and destruction can be won. nature.

a movement Earth Hour It appeared 17 years ago Sydney And tonight, like every year, it will reach practically the whole world, although Russia is one of the countries that will be absent this year.

he The Kremlin It announced on Friday that it would not turn off its lights under the global initiative coordinated by the WWF, an organization declared a “foreign agent” in that country.

Since 2009, in environmental blackout they used to participate Moscow Buildings such as the Kremlin, St. Basil’s Cathedral, and the Alexander Gardens.

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