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‘Pedal for the Planet’ at the main Earth Hour switch-off

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Bikes, e-vehicles, renewables, plus other low-carbon solutions are event highlights

MANILA, Philippines (Mar. 18, 2016) — Bicycles, electric vehicles, renewable energy technologies plus other climate change solutions shall highlight this year’s main Earth Hour switch-off in the Philippines, organized by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF).

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Nothing ‘virtual’ about climate impact of emails, tweets

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Eco-friendly plans on laptop image from Shutterstock
A parallel realm of carbon-polluting activity – ranging from email exchanges to social network chatter to streaming movies on smartphones – has slipped largely unnoticed under the climate change radar

March 18, 2016 — The 10th edition of Earth Hour, organized by the WWF and backed by other NGOs to raise awareness about the threat of climate change, will see landmark monuments – from the Eiffel Tower to the Empire State building to Taipei 101 in Taiwan – go dark at 8:30 pm local time.

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