Do you know the this project?

save energy - saving energy is good for our planet
@youless (98997)
Guangzhou, China
March 25, 2009 10:58pm CST
Today I learned that on this Saturday there are some cities will join the saving energy project. For example, Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen etc. will turn off the light at 8:30-9:30 pm on this Saturday. The goal is to remind people to try to save energy for a better environment. This is nice.
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• United States
26 Mar 09
I agree with you, this is a really nice concept. If everyone did this once a week for one hour- the world would consume soooo much less.
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@youless (98997)
• Guangzhou, China
26 Mar 09
I think so.
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@kunking (1116)
• China
26 Mar 09
Hi,youless! i've heard of this notice since i am living in Shenzhen now. and its really a nice idea in my opinion. its of every citizen's duty to save energy and protect our earth environment. of course, i will turn off my lights during that period of time this saturday and so will most of my friends.
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@youless (98997)
• Guangzhou, China
26 Mar 09
I wondering whether it requires to turn off the lights only, or the electricity will be unavailable for a hour at that time? Since Guangzhou doesn't join this project, I am not quite sure about it.
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@kunking (1116)
• China
27 Mar 09
well, i think this project is not mandatory but ups to us individuals. its a pity that Guangzhou doesn't join this project. i think more and more cities in China will be part of this project..have a ncie day
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@ahgong (10064)
• Singapore
26 Mar 09
Yeah... it is called the Earth Hour. It is done every year. One day a year, the world would be encouraged to turn off the lights for one hour. And that one hour of darkness, it is suppose to save the earth a certain amount of carbon emmission. I'd probably do it. But I cannot be bothered to register at the website to pledge my support. Are you gonna do it? As in, turn off your lights for that one hour this coming saturday?
@youless (98997)
• Guangzhou, China
26 Mar 09
I don't think so. If I turn off the lights at that time, my family and especially my son will be nervous. In fact I try to save the energy all the time. Everyday I go to work and go home on foot
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@ahgong (10064)
• Singapore
26 Mar 09
Well, it is a project that was started to encourage more people to save the earth. And that by just turning off the lights for one hour a day, you can save so much energy consumption. It is fully optional and you can choose to join in or not. A very interesting project that was started a few years ago. And it took the world by storm!
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• China
26 Mar 09
well, i got the news from the message of CMCC, that's really a good idea for reminding people not waste energy. but i mentioned that there is only about 4 thousand of family in tianjin responsed to the project. and i'll do my best to join them.
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@youless (98997)
• Guangzhou, China
26 Mar 09
This is a good news
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@xplp211 (257)
• China
26 Mar 09
Its name is Earth Hour started from 2007. Its target is to let more people know the importance of dealing with global warming. My university also join the event and now there are lots of promotion in my university even through the university TV. March 28, 8:30-9:30pm, switch off your light. And let's together see what the world will look like.
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@youless (98997)
• Guangzhou, China
26 Mar 09
I think the world will look like much more peaceful
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@checapricorn (16065)
• United States
26 Mar 09
[i]Hi youless, I learned this from se7 just 5 minutes ago when I responded in his post...I will try also to do that and thanks for sharing us this news, I am too behind, have no idea about this![/i]
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@youless (98997)
• Guangzhou, China
26 Mar 09
You just do the right thing
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@faith210 (11233)
• Philippines
26 Mar 09
Hi youless! Yes, same thing will be happening here in our country too. For one hour, every household here are encouraged to turn off the light in support of the project and will save much energy in doing so. It is a good project indeed! Take care and blessings to you. lovelots..faith
@youless (98997)
• Guangzhou, China
26 Mar 09
I am glad to hear that
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@bombshell (11265)
• Germany
26 Mar 09
wowwww thats a good news.thats what others said china are improving
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@youless (98997)
• Guangzhou, China
26 Mar 09
I am glad to hear that
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• Philippines
26 Mar 09
Yes I have heard of it "8:30PM local time, wherever you live on planet earth. Saturday 28 March 2009" http://www.earthhour.org/home/
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@youless (98997)
• Guangzhou, China
26 Mar 09
You are right.
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@sinokirin (902)
• China
26 Mar 09
That's nice! I totally support the project to save the energey. i wonder the name “Lighting engineering” is scientific or not. why so bright the city must be? people are wasting the energy which consumes so much resources and produces serious pollution,causing the greenhouse gas and disasters.
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@youless (98997)
• Guangzhou, China
26 Mar 09
In fact in some places I think it's wrong to set the air-conditioner to a very low temperature.
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@njblair (230)
• China
26 Mar 09
I think it nice too.And I hope more and more cities will join this project.lol...In a long run,the energy is very important for us,for our generation. This is a good news. Happy mylotting!:)
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@youless (98997)
• Guangzhou, China
26 Mar 09
You are quite right
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@marketing07 (6266)
• South Korea
26 Mar 09
few months ago here in my place..all the vehicles stop for 5 minutes and i was on the taxi the vehicles are not allowed to move they said it is a reminder to save energy
@youless (98997)
• Guangzhou, China
26 Mar 09
I think it's a good idea.
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• Canada
26 Mar 09
This sounds familliar, but I don't know it that well. I think I heard about it once on the radio. I think it is a good idea, and probably something that people should look at more closely. Imagine all the electricity we could save if people just turned off the lights for a bit. I am legally blind, so I don't need lights on. This alone saves me a lot of energy.
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@youless (98997)
• Guangzhou, China
26 Mar 09
I am sure your country joined this project
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@zweeb82 (5713)
• Malaysia
28 Mar 09
Yeah, it's called earth hour if I'm not mistaken & they have a number 60 there, I wonder what does that stand for - 60 minutes maybe? An hour for saving energy? I think that's it. I think it's a good reminder but I don't think we'll be doing that as we always are aware & we always try not to waste our electricity & water as that will definitely contribute to the utility bills
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@youless (98997)
• Guangzhou, China
28 Mar 09
I agree with you. In fact I didn't join this project tonight but in usual I try to do something which are good for our environment.
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@zweeb82 (5713)
• Malaysia
29 Mar 09
Hehe!~ We didn't join last night as well. Actually my wife & I went to bed around 9:30pm because we were so tired. So I guess that's saving a lot of electricity already, haha!~Yes, doing it daily is more practical!~
@zeloguy (4913)
• United States
28 Mar 09
That is awesome. Everyone should be doing what you can to save energy and this is great there are cities getting in on the act! Thanks Zelo
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@youless (98997)
• Guangzhou, China
28 Mar 09
Nice idea
• Hong Kong
28 Mar 09
I know this project! And I think I will join tonight to switch off the lights for 1 hour. I think it's a good practice and it's good to save some world's energy.
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@youless (98997)
• Guangzhou, China
28 Mar 09
That's nice
@skysuccess (8880)
• Singapore
26 Mar 09
youless, I am sure we should be ever be conscious and conscientious with our efforts towards the preservation of the earth. We should not abuse and waste the precious resources that are scarce and hard to come by. Destroying and going against nature will and be discouraged. This project is nice and a reminder that should all of us do it not only for that one hour but as many one hour(s) as possible. Cheers.
@youless (98997)
• Guangzhou, China
27 Mar 09
I think your country does it well in this aspect.
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