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Earth Hour and a life in ruins

'Yes, Earth Hour may be a New Year’s Eve in reverse; the global celebration shrouded in darkness devoid of fireworks and live music'

Eskom: 629MW saved in SA during Earth Hour

More South Africans have enjoyed candlelight dinners during Earth Hour as Eskom has reported reduced energy usage during this time frame.

Our Earth: Switching off for change

Landmarks and skylines were plunged into darkness as lights around the world were switched off for 'Earth Hour' to raise awareness of climate change.

Table Mountain to ‘switch off for good’ during Earth Hour

Iconic landmarks, including Table Mountain, around the world will cut their lights for the 'Earth Hour' campaign against climate change.

It’s South Africa’s turn to turn off for Earth Hour

As people around the world do their part against global warming it is almost South Africa's turn to turn off their lights for Earth Hour 2012.

South Africans saved 350MW during Earth Hour

During Earth Hour on Saturday, South Africans saved 350 megawatts of electricity, enough to power Bloemfontein for a whole day, Eskom said.

Lights off as Earth Hour circles the globe

Lights went off around the world on Saturday as landmark buildings and ordinary homes flipped their switches.

Earth Hour aims for hope in darkened world

Lights will go out around the world on Saturday with hundreds of millions of people set to take part in the Earth Hour climate change campaign.

Tuvalu to Times Square: Landmarks off for Earth Hour

Landmarks such as Sydney's Opera House, Beijing's Forbidden City and Taiwan's Taipei 101 office tower temporarily went dark on Saturday.

Earth Hour gets under way in Australia, Pacific islands

Sydney's Harbour Bridge and Opera House temporarily went dark on Saturday as nations across the western Pacific turned out the lights for Earth Hour.

From Beijing to Las Vegas, world to go dark for Earth Hour

Global landmarks from Sydney's Opera House to the Forbidden City, to the glittering Las Vegas Strip, will be plunged into darkness on Saturday.

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