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Earth Hour in BPS

March 2011

This year, as in previous years, the last Saturday in March the lights in Business Park Sofia were switched off in support of the campaign against global warming. Earth Hour has become a tradition in many countries around the world and was started in 2007 in Sydney, Australia when 2.2 million individuals and more than 2,000 businesses turned their lights off for one hour to take a stand against climate change. In the next year, Earth Hour had become a global sustainability movement with more than 50 million people across 35 countries/territories participating.The campaign last year had 126 participating countries and over 4000 cities. There were 44 cities in Bulgaria took part in it. This year the campaign will extend its message appealing to people to continue thinking ecologically after the end of the Earth Hour.

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