Earth Hour Center Stage: Bringing people and planet together
New Delhi: Starting in 2007, Earth Hour has united the world to support people and the planet. Earth Hour has become the world's most significant grassroots environmental movement. It has inspired individuals, communities, businesses and countries worldwide to create positive environmental impacts through the power of collective action.
If you thought switching off your lights for one hour could not really make a difference, consider the collective impact of the world switching-off – and using the hour to contemplate climate change and how we could adapt to it? But before you decide to join in the action this year, here are five big highlights for Earth Hour 2022.
- Earth Hour Center Stage: A Musical Night with Shantanu Moitra & friends
As we observe the lights switch –off on the night of Earth Hour on 26th March, a special musical odyssey will commence. It will see a host of artists and celebrities Shruti Hasan, Dia Mirza, Shubha Mudgal, Mohit Chauhan, Swanand Kirikre, Papon, Maati Baani, Sid Sriram & Neeraj Arya's Kabir Cafe together with Shantanu Moitra hit musical notes - amidst conversations around Earth Hour.
- Earth Hour gets the whole world talking
This year's theme is Shape Our Future. Everyone has the power to shape our future! Now is our biggest chance to course-correct towards a safer and better future for all.
- How does switching off the lights make a difference: Powering the wheels of change
the light switch, they switch from passive bystanders to showing they care and are ready to take action for the planet.
This year too, important monuments and buildings are joining the campaign by switching off between 8:30pm-9:30pm:
Delhi: India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhavan, Qutub Minar, Purana Qila and Humayun Tomb
Mumbai: Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT), Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai Head Office (MCGM HQ)
Assam: Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport Guwahati
Rajasthan: Umaid Palace Bhawan-Jodhpur, Rambagh Palace Hotel-Jaipur, Monsoon Palace-Udaipur
Madhya Pradesh: Kamlapati railway station Bhopal, Railway station of Jabalpur & Gwalior
Kolkata: Howrah Bridge, Indian Museum (Imperial Museum), Tata Center
- People Power: How Can the Public Get Involved?
- Taking Earth Hour Beyond the Hour
Event (Earth Hour Centre Stage) will be live on WWF India SM pages from 8:00 pm onwards on 26th March 2022: