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Earth Hour 2012

"What started as an energy-saving tactic at the behest of the World Wildlife Fund in Sydney, Australia in 2007 to highlight the urgency of climate change..."

What started as an energy-saving tactic at the behest of the World Wildlife Fund in Sydney, Australia in 2007 to highlight the urgency of climate change, has spread across the globe to hundreds of cities and millions of people. Earth Hour is a simple, and some cynics would argue, silly, collective measure to freeze our energy use for yes, an hour. But, behind the gimmick is something more valuable: a shared expression of empowerment and the ability of humans to change their circumstances – if only for an hour. This is finally good news.

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The good news just keeps rolling in. After initial reports that the climate talks in South Africa were stalling, the final

Solar Energy

Solar Energy - one can't help but feel ingenuity (and profitability) might actually save the day for human kind

summation has been pretty hopeful (of course there is a mountain of red tape – but delegates were able to do much more than many believed). And after reading a lengthy article on what the Germans are now doing with solar energy, one can’t help but feel ingenuity (and profitability) might actually save the day for human kind.

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