The earth is the home of human existence, and the ecological environment is the foundation of human development.With the deepening of the global economy and the deepening of industrial civilization, environmental problems are becoming more and more serious, all kinds of energy consumption and pollution emissions are increasingly endangering the ecological balance of the earth and the foundation of human existence.
Earth Hour started on March 31, 2007. That night, 57% of Sydney residents, that is, more than 2 million people turn off the lights for an hour. One year later, in March 29, 2008, “Earth Hour” has become a global and sustainable activity, with more than 50 million people participating in more than 35 countries.In 2009, earth hour came to China for the first time. This year, nearly 1 billion people from 1760 cities around the world will participate in the activities of the more than 80 countries.
In 2017, besides the style of the turn off lights and it appears new model of action. In China, in response to the World-Wide Fund for nature to respond to global climate change put forward by “earth hour” activity, which hold a 16km Cycling Orienteering to saying low carbon cycling activities. Advocate more people use “riding” this green travel lifestyle, change their habits.
A Chinese browser app named UC that is using a new style on it. The UC programmers will be upgraded to the night mode options as a key pull button, and placed in the golden section of the interface for several days, encourage and remind the user to turn off the lights. When you using it on this day, you will realize that day is “Earth Day”. “This is an interest style. It’s fun and convenient to use software to remind people about things. This software will continue to remind you that this day not only to protect our eyes, but also remember to turn off the lights for one hour to make the own contribution to the earth, I also support this event. I will do it every year.” Says a UCLan student named Luke who comes from China.
Now, the “Earth Hour” has entered the final stage! Let us work together, let more people join in the activity, we show the common efforts to deal with climate change and determination! Let’s tell the world in action: we are ready to change!