Earth Hour

Blog & News

16 October, 2015

5 Ways Climate Change is Challenging our Food Security

Climate change is a people issue and to drive this critical message home on World Food Day today, we decided to talk about climate change and its impact on food. From ocean acidification to super storms, here's a look at five ways changing climate and its adverse effects on weather patterns will pose a threat to our food security.
9 October, 2015

Decoding the ABC’s of COP21 - part 2

Everywhere you look, people are talking about COP21 which is slated to be one of the planet’s biggest climate conferences. The topics and timelines in general can get confusing so we decided to break it down for you. Read on to understand COP21 in 26 letters…its almost as simple as learning your ABCs! In part 2 of our series, we're looking at letters F - J.
2 October, 2015

Decoding the ABC’s of COP21 - part 1

Everywhere you look, people are talking about COP21 which is slated to be one of the planet’s biggest climate conferences. The topics and timelines in general can get confusing so we decided to break it down for you. Read on to understand COP21 in 26 letters…its almost as simple as learning your ABCs! Kicking off part 1 of this series are letters A - E, enjoy ;)
25 September, 2015

In Photos: SDGs & how they can help change climate change

This week, all eyes are on the UN General Assembly as countries come together to decide the post-2015 future for the global development agenda. Popularly known as the Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs, here's why it presents a great opportunity to promote climate change goals too.
10 September, 2015

10 reasons why climate change in the Arctic affects us all

Widely regarded as a mythical land, the Arctic seems too far away and remote, but this could not be further from the truth. The Arctic and its unique ecosystem are intricately tied to life on the rest of our planet and as the region warms at a rate of almost twice the global average, here are ten reasons why it affects us all.
28 August, 2015

Voices of Climate Change: Clive Tesar

While images from the Arctic never fail to leave anyone spellbound, have you ever thought about how life in this seemingly remote region of the world affects us all thousands of miles away? In this Q&A, Clive Tesar from WWF’s Global Arctic Programme explains why climate change in the Arctic should be on top of everyone’s agenda.
31 July, 2015

Voices of Climate Change: Peter Graham

Forests are often called the 'lungs of the Earth' and as we work to change climate change, Peter Graham, Leader of the WWF Forest and Climate Programme, explains how these incredible carbon sinks can literally be a game-changer.
23 July, 2015

The Earth Hour Guide to COP: 10 things you need to know

Do you suddenly feel like the media is abuzz with words like COP21, climate finance, green economy and you can’t really make sense of it all? Have no fear, the Earth Hour Guide to COP is here.
6 July, 2015

Forests, Climate Change and the role green giants play!

Remember learning about photosynthesis back in school? This week, let’s go back to our science roots (pun unintended!) to see how this natural process makes forests both a contributor and solution to climate change.
18 June, 2015

10 myths on Climate Change busted! Part 2

In this two-part article, we are putting ten of the most widespread myths on climate change to rest. Read on to discover the realities of climate change and feel free to add your own in the comments section below!

Pages