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Earth Hour Nagaland Campaign
Correspondent KOHIMA
Published on 15 Mar. 2009 12:52 AM IST
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: In the back drop of the governor’s plead in his address, the Climate Change Leaders (CCL), Nagaland Chapter Saturday made fervent appeal to the people of Nagaland to join “Earth Hour 2009” on March 28 by switching off lights between 8:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Appealing the public of the state to take part on the occasion, the team expressed hope to see the palatial buildings like PHQ, and others including Clock Tower, company hoardings to switch off the lights. It urged each individual to understand that electricity consumption was a direct contributor to global warming and “that small actions by every individual can make a big difference.” The team which comprises of eight members who were on fellowship under LEAD India and funded by British High Commission stated that it was their maiden entry. As part of the Earth Hour campaign in Nagaland, the team would visit educational institutions and churches to spread awareness on climate change. Each team members, as part of their fellowship would conduct case study in the state on diverse field and also contribute toward green policy. According to the team, climate change was the most significant threat to life on Earth. CCL said that one way to slow the current rate of global warming was to get each individual to make small adjustments to the way they live.

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