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Earth hour Pakistan

Earth Hour takes place worldwide on the last Saturday of March at 8.30 pm local times, and is a global call to turn off lights for 60 minutes in a bid to highlight the global climate change. Since it began in Sydney in 2007, Earth Hour has grown to become what environmental group WWF says is the world's largest demonstration of support for action on carbon pollution. In Pakistan, the hour was observed in Karachi and Islamabad. – Photos and text by Agencies


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Muhammad Kamran
Apr 01, 2012 04:43pm
Assalam o alaikum earth hour is not a solution. and its all about fun not the saving so please if you want to be pure then plz think about it deeply,
Omar
Apr 01, 2012 08:24pm
I agree with Kamran. This so called earth hour is all about, rich people gathering to "tickle" each other. We observe earth hour 14 times each day. BOOO HOOOO.....
anees
Apr 01, 2012 08:58pm
Pakistan has been observing this Earth Hour on daily basis and not just 60 minutes but 20 - 22 hours per day for the last four years. The name is different though.
ali
Apr 01, 2012 09:29pm
We dont have to switch off lights for 1 hours our electricity board is doing this job for 10-20 hours every day by power cut :(
Baba
Apr 02, 2012 10:53am
:)) What about the candles we wasted to celebrate the earth hour!!!!
Hamza
Apr 02, 2012 11:28am
Pakistan has earth hour every other hour. We love our planet the most!
Shameer
Apr 02, 2012 03:04pm
While I appreciate the concept of Earth Hour, it is very irrelevant to celebrate in the country like Pakistan (a s other commentrators wrote). I guess what we need instead of Earth Hour, fora to explore potential of Pakistan in alternative energy sources. I wonder WWF is thinking in this direction as well.
rida.
May 03, 2012 09:19am
earth hour?duh.yeah right.we're having earth hour every single day and more than 60 minutes!