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Call for observing Earth Hour
Published on 28 Mar. 2009 12:26 AM IST
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An awareness programme on the Earth Hour’ and its related issues on Global Warming was conducted by the Department of Discipline & Environment of Queen Mary Higher Secondary School. Senior students of the school spread awareness on the Earth Hour and emphasized on the consequences of global warming. The program was aimed at getting the students motivated as a responsible citizen so that each students contribute something towards the race to save Earth. (Correspondent) CCLNC: Climate Change Leaders Nagaland Chapter (CCLNC) has informed all walks of life across Mokokchung District in particular and State of Nagaland in general to observe Earth Hour on March 28. They stated that this might be done by way of mobilizing each and every person in the village, Town, Churches, Schools and neighborhood to switch off the use of electric lights and other appliances from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. thereby make Earth Hour happen and get involved in Earth Hour and help take a stand against climate change. The Earth Hour is a Global call to every individual for action. Therefore switching of your lights is a vote for Earth, they added. MON: In connection with observance of Earth Hour on March 28 jointly organized by the Climate Change leaders Nagaland and Mon Town Students Union the Deputy Commissioner Mon has directed all to switch off their lights at home and office on March 28 from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. DMC DMU: To observe Earth Hour, Dimapur Municipal Council (DMC) has arranged a function at City Junction on March 28, 6pm where Indian Idol contestant Remo Ghosh and few Naga Idol finalists would take part in the programme. Further, DMC chairperson, K. Khekaho Assumi has appealed to all Dimapurians to observe Earth Hour 2009, by switching off the lights from 8.30 pm to 9.30 pm to create vital conversation about the future of our planet. The release also requested to follow the principles of ‘Switch to CFL/LED bulbs-save money, reduce emission, turn appliance off when not in use, ise less hot water. Conserve forest. Manage waste, use less paper. Plant trees’.

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