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15 April, 2016

10 Countries Helping Us Edge Closer to a 100% Renewable World - Part 1

As the world enters a new era of climate efforts after the #COP21 climate summit in Paris, we thought of giving a shout out to some countries that are making significant progress in the shift toward renewable energy, and encourage them to ramp up their actions and inspire others to do the same.
8 April, 2016

You don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone

Climate change is real, and it’s happening now. This summer’s El Nino weather pattern unleashed a pulse of hot water that spread westward across the Pacific all the way to Australia’s east coast, creating a mass coral bleaching event in the Great Barrier Reef. WWF Australia's Louise Matthiesson weighs in.
1 April, 2016

Thank YOU for making Earth Hour a shining success!

As Earth Hour swept across the world from Australia to Africa on Saturday, 19 March 2016, millions came together to shine a light on the climate action our planet needs. Find out how WWF teams, Earth Hour Communities, corporates and organisations, governments, fellow NGOs, landmarks, celebrities and individuals like you came together to #ChangeClimateChange.
18 March, 2016

Explaining Earth Hour: Why changing climate change begins with people

"If there were any doubters left as to why climate action needs to ramp up now, let me set the scene with some astonishing world records…" Marco Lambertini, Director General of WWF International, gives his take on climate change and why people are at the core of the solution.
11 March, 2016

Lend your voice to Planet Earth - donate your social power today!

As the world stands at a climate crossroads, it is powerful yet humbling to think that our actions today will decide what tomorrow will look like for generations to come. Witness how you can be a part of making climate change history in our video, 'The Future Starts Today'.
4 March, 2016

Earth Hour 2016: Climate Action Across Borders

Climate change knows no boundaries; and that’s why climate action needs to transcend the borders of individual countries - perfectly exemplified in these regions who are joining forces to #ChangeClimateChange.
26 February, 2016

Earth Hour 2016: 4 countries shining a light on climate action

As the world stands at a climate crossroads, Earth Hour is inviting people around the world to be a part of the climate action our planet urgently needs. Here's more about the ambitious efforts of Australia, India, Spain and Cyprus, which reminds us yet again that changing climate change starts with each of us.
12 February, 2016

Journey To Collect 1,001 Stories On Climate & Water: Q&A With Devi Lockwood

At Earth Hour, we believe that every single individual has the power to help make a difference and #ChangeClimateChange :) Devi Lockwood, who is currently traveling the world by bicycle and boat to collect 1,001 stories about our climate and water, perfectly encapsulates that, and we hope her story inspires you to shine a light on climate action today!
5 February, 2016

COP21: A chance to turn the tide on climate change

The Paris Climate Agreement offers us a chance to turn the tide on climate change and help improve the state of our oceans and coasts. John Tanzer, Director of WWF's Marine Programme, shares his views on our oceans and COP21.
29 January, 2016

COP21: Strengthening the voice of our forests

What does the Paris Climate Agreement mean for our forests? Peter Graham, Lead for the WWF Forest and Climate Programme tells us more.