Millions of people around the world switch off their lights for Earth Hour at 8.30pm (20:30) in their local times on the last Saturday of March each year. In 2013, Earth Hour occurs one week earlier, on March 23.
Millions of people turn off their lights for Earth Hour at 8.30pm (20:30) in their local times on the last Saturday of March. Iconic buildings and landmarks from Europe to Asia to the Americas have stood in darkness during previous Earth Hours. Some people enjoy Earth Hour with a candle-lit dinner or a candle-lit bath, while others host large events or parties, either in darkness or with candles, to celebrate Earth Hour.
Businesses and government organizations, as well as community and political leaders also take part in Earth Hour. It’s about giving people a voice on the planet’s future and working together to create a sustainable low carbon future for planet earth.
This March 23, you can do your part in earth hour by joining a Night Ride.
This will be the first HABAGAT EARTH HOUR Night Ride to be held in Manila. It will commemorate the worldwide EARTH HOUR event that has become a global phenomenon, focusing people’s attention on Earth’s energy crisis and how we can help by using less electricity and more human power. Simultaneous bike rides are also being organized in Cebu, Davao and Cagayan de Oro.
In the spirit of EARTH HOUR, the HABAGAT EARTH HOUR Night Ride will be entirely FREE of charge! Habagat items will also be raffled-off after the ride.
Assembly time is at 6:00pm and Ride out at 7:00pm. Assembly will be at the Marikina City hall. This will be a leisurely ride with a speed of 8kph to 10kph with frequent stops so cleats are not really advisable. Safety first! NO HELMET NO RIDE. The route will be as follows.
Ride safe and see you there!