Earth Hour Blog

23 February 2018

What goes into a tortilla chip?

Tortilla chips sure are a-maize-ing! But how much do you actually know about this popular corn snack? Read on to find out more - plus, learn how you can make sustainable food choices and do your part to keep tortilla chips forever eternal!
13 February 2018

Conserving the ocean of life.

Corals are incredible - they're beautiful and they provide shelter for lots of other marine species. But they're also in desperate need of help. Read on to find out more about these gorgeous, delicate creatures!
31 January 2018

Five ways you can connect to Earth!

Even if you are a city dweller, you can still get in touch with nature. Here are five ways you can connect to Earth.
18 January 2018

2017’s temperature trend turns up the heat on climate action

The official figures are in: 2017 is among the three warmest years on record, according to an announcement today from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
23 November 2017

After COP23, time to join the dots

Momentum is a precious commodity in the climate talks. With the complexity of the negotiations, the enormous inertia working against progress, and the urgency of the need to reduce emissions, maintaining forward motion is vital.
3 November 2017

Climate action: A great tree is growing

In a few weeks time, the world’s climate change community will gather in Bonn for COP23, just shy of the two year anniversary of the Paris Agreement being agreed by almost 200 countries.
2 June 2017

The cornerstone of life.

Connecting people with nature is imperative for our shared future and only planet.
22 May 2017

Happy biodiversity day, planet Earth!

Today is the International Day of Biological Diversity. We think it’s a day that matters a lot ‒ read on to discover why you should too.
6 April 2017

THANK YOU - for yet another record-breaking Earth Hour!

On Earth Hour’s tenth anniversary on 25 March 2017, an unprecedented 187 countries and territories across seven continents came together to take an urgent stand for climate action. This year, more than 3,000 landmarks and monuments switched off their lights as millions united to protect our planet and future generations from climate change - a testimony to what #togetherpossible stands for! Read on to discover the people and organizations powering our global movement to change climate change. Together, we continue to inspire individuals, communities, businesses, and organisations around the globe to take action for our planet!
31 March 2017

What is YOUR reason to take climate action?

In celebration of Earth Hour’s 10th Anniversary, we partnered with Userfarm, the world’s largest global crowdsourcing video platform to invite individuals just like you to share their stories in our “Millions of Reasons to Take Action” video competition. From docu-shorts, to sketches and animations, each of the videos submitted presented unique insights into what climate action means to different people around the globe. This week, we share the top three videos from our 10th anniversary competition.