Why should you turn off the lights during Earth Hour 2019
Like other parts of the world, Earth Hour is being observed across Pakistan where major cities are witnessing symbolic blackouts to raise awareness against global warming.
Earth Hour is celebrated every year across the world during which unnecessary lights and electric appliances are turned off for one hour between 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM.
The event is aimed at increasing awareness about how excessive and unneeded electricity usage drives the demand for more electricity, the production of which contributes significantly to environmental pollution.
Greenhouse gases emitted by the powerhouses accumulate in our atmosphere and disturb the natural weather patterns, resulting in the abnormal severity of weathers with each passing year.