23 March, 2010
Earth Hour 2010 is extremism
Earth Hour is on again this Saturday, with an extreme theme that keeps extremists extremely happy - ‘Every Hour’.
Since the first time it started in 2007, I knew there would be extremists (or they prefer to be called activists) suggesting there should be Earth Hour everyday, and I saw those people being interviewed by TV news.
The Earth Hour organisation seems to be gone extreme this time. They asked for unbelievable ‘Every Hour’.
Besides Sydney is getting hotter every year, I do understand the undesirable impact of global climate change. However, I am not an extremist and I won't do things in such extreme measure. I would do my part on reducing energy consumption for that particular hour. Some lights will still be on around the house (unless power cut) for safety and security reasons. Appliances that run 24/7 won't get switched off just for that hour.
As I mentioned before, the ultimate solution is to generate zero pollution and more efficient electricity, while all appliances and gadgets should also be energy efficient.
Better yet, you can get powerful, stylish and enviro-conscious designed products from Apple Inc.
Apple is once again leading the industry by reducing the environmental impacts including removing toxic chemicals, highly recyclable materials, making safer batteries, reducing packaging waste, and designing highly energy efficient devices. The new Mac desktops and laptops use PVC-free internal cables and components and contains no brominated flame retardants. The new Mac desktops achieve EPEAT Gold status. For more detail about Apple's commitment to the environment, please visit Apple and Environment page.
Earth hour is on this Saturday, 27th March 2010, 8.30pm your local time. Everybody is welcome to participate it.
Posted by Antony on 23 March 2010 11:46 AM |
more March 2010 blogs. (or 2010 blogs)
from iTunes Store:
disclaimerAntBlog701 is an Antony Shen personal weblog. This blog does not represent SillyDog701. This blog may represent Antony Shen's thoughts or things happened around him. You may not use any contents from this blog to accuse Antony Shen. Antony Shen makes no guarantee about the accuracy of this blog.
* SillyDog701 (front door) - main SillyDog701.
* Message Centre (forums)
* Netscape Browser Archive
* Browser Version Guide
* MacCentre701, Macintosh news and informaiton centre.
- features: H.264 and other codecs comparison
* MozInfo701, Mozilla information and resource centre.
* Switch, simple steps to switch to the browser you can trust.
* Communicator Tips, featured in dynamic HTML presentation.
Get a Blogging Platform built to Grow with Your Business. Download Movable Type Now!
AntBlog701 is proudly powered by
|Page URL: http://ant.sillydog.org/blog/2010/003328.php
[AntBlog701] [AntGallery701 (photos)] [AntTunes701 (music)]
[SillyDog701] [Netscape] [MozInfo701] [MacCentre701][Search] [Feedback] [About SillyDog701] [Sitemap]
Copyright © 2003 - 2015 Antony Shen. All rights reserved. Copyright Notice. Privacy Statement.