Lights Go Off for Earth Hour 2017

Earth Hour took place yesterday March 25, 2017 at 8:30 PM, where millions of people around the world turned off their lights for one hour in support for climate change action. The one-hour “lights off” event is coordinated by WWF and other volunteer organizations.

An unprecedented 187 countries and territories took part, over than 3,000 landmarks switched off their lights and millions of individuals, businesses and organizations across seven continents stepped forward to change climate change. -Earth Hour

Check out some of the facts from this year’s Earth Day:

  • 187 countries & territories took part
  • 30 countries saw #EarthHour trend
  • 3,100+ landmarks & monuments switched off their lights
  • 350+ ambassadors & influencers joined the movement
  • 18,526 people donated their Facebook feed & with a potential reach of 12 million
  • 15,393 Facebook pages donated their feed
  • 3.5 billion+ impressions of official campaign hashtags leading up to Earth Hour