Earth Hour: Symbolism Isn't Enough

Last Saturday, Mar. 28, several million people worldwide flipped off their light switches for an hour to symbolically send a message of their determination to fight global warming. According to a press statement by WWF-Philippines, more than 15 million Filipinos in 647 towns and cities participated by flicking off their switches. Philippine landmarks such as the Jose Rizal shrine and the Mall of Asia were among those that turned off their lights, according to the Earth Hour Web site.

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