Although coronakrisen have closed several states, will be the annual “Earth Hour” was marked by switching off the light.
Around the world, several well-known buildings on Saturday turned off the lights to mark the annual “Earth Hour”.
Among other things, the light has been turned off in the famous opera house in Sydney, designed by Danish architect Jørn Utzon.
Also, the outdoor light on fæstningsværket the Kremlin in Moscow has been turned off for the occasion.
A decision by the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, has meant that each year since 2013, the Kremlin turned off its lights in conjunction with Earth Hour. It writes the Russian news agency Tass.
The annual Earth Hour – Earth hour puts focus on climate change.
this year, the event is, however, markedly different, as the entire world is in the midst of a crisis with the spread of the potentially fatal coronavirus.
Yet the organizer, the environmental organization WWF, decided to implement the lysslukningen despite the pandemic, which has shut many countries down.
for The same reason, a large number of events cancelled, as it was expected that thousands of people would have been gathered at the national landmark and iconic buildings.
The many shutdowns in the world on the positive side, meant a reduction in pollution globally.
– Earth Hour 2020 will see people from all over the world raise their voices to call for action on urgent environmental issues in their countries, writes WWF on its website.
in Order to comply with the restrictions on closures in a variety of countries, the organizer has the suggested activities at home such as playing board games by candle light.
the World over turned off the light remains on many landmark.
It is, among other things, the Eiffel tower in Paris, Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, the Colosseum in Rome, st. mark’s Square in Venice, Sheikh Zayed mosque in Abu Dhabi and the Acropolis in Athens.
at Home off among other things, Kronborg Slot for the lights during Earth Hour, which is from the bell 20.30 to 21.30 local time.