The team of 'Earth Hour- Odisha Campaign' comprising of TiE Bhubaneswar Cleantech SIG, Canyon Consultancy, Climate Parliament (Odisha chapter) and other stakeholders of energy sector of Odisha organized the Earth Hour 2014.

The slogan of the campaign was 'Switch OFF non-essential light loads during Earth Hour and Switch ON to renewable energy as well as to adopt energy efficiency’.

On Saturday, world famous landmarks including the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Houses of the British Parliament, Buckingham palace, Tower Bridge and the London Eye in Britain, the Empire State building in New York, the Kremlin and Red Square in Moscow, Burj Khalifa in Dubai, the Bosphorus Bridge in Turkey and the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin dimmed their lights to join in the celebration of the Earth Hour.

The Earth Hour, launched in 2007 in Australia, has become the world's biggest environmental event. It is organized by World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF for Nature) and is generally held on the last Saturday of March.


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