After their successful event in October, the organisers made a decision to rally behind the Earth Hour being planned for March 2008.
"We live in an era of climate responsibility; climate change is a certainty, as is the human responsibility for it", added the release. Previous year 178 countries and took part.
"In Brunei, from a humble start in 2010, Earth Hour shows that even though we are affected by climate change, there are communities and organisations in the Sultanate putting their efforts to reduce our carbon footprint", said Mohd Rimey, Country Manager, Earth Hour Brunei.
First launched in 2007 in Australia, Earth Hour has become an annual event, mobilizing hundreds of millions of individuals to participate and growing to become the world's largest grassroots movement for the environment.
"I would urge all West Scotland residents to show their support for tackling climate change by taking part in Earth Hour's switch off event this Saturday". So must individuals. Building a sustainable tomorrow depends today on everyone, said the United Nations chief, asking the world to join him in turning off their lights on today at 8:30 p.m. local time.
The State Opera house (Staatsoper) is seen after the lights were switched off for Earth Hour in Vienna, Austria, March 25, 2017.
The list of lights-out landmarks includes numerous world's best known sky-scrapers and buildings, including the world's tallest building (the Burj Khalifa in Dubai), London's Big Ben and Houses of Parliament, Rome's Colosseum, Istanbul's Blue Mosque, Moscow's Red Square, and the Pyramids of Egypt.
It is aimed at creating awareness for energy conservation, climate change and global warming.
With "Shine a Light on Climate Action" as its theme, the main Earth Hour events in Indonesia will take place in two locations, namely the Lippo Mall in Kuta and the Catur Muka Monument in Puputan Badung, Denpasar.
After Earth Hour has finished and you have blown out all your candles, Newman said to be sure to recycle the glass jars used for the candles, as well as all any other glass bottles.