Earth Hour began last March in
The Lord Mayor of
The mayor added, “I’m proud that the people of
Ashwini Prabha, the WWF SPPO Communications Coordinator, said the response from the businesses asked to participate so far has been good. “The businesses we’ve contacted have been very enthusiastic, and we are reaching out to as many companies as we can.”
The event will include a public ceremony in
She added that Earth Hour 2008 is just a start. “We expect this will be an annual event, with more cities in
Dale Withington, the WWF South Pacific Programme Representative said that Earth Hour 2008 will spread the message that tackling climate change is a shared global responsibility.