Sunday, March 29, 2009

Earth Hour 2009 Recap

Millions of people had a hand in someway with Earth Hour around the world. Check out the web site for some amazing photos from around the world. Many governments were involved.

But we have along way to go. Using a time analogy, lets see where we are.

The difference between a million and a billion.

A million seconds is 12 days. A billion seconds is 31 years.

A million people, millions of people, or, a billion people, billions of people.

We are making strides. But as I looked around my neighborhood and saw people unknowing or uncaring and the city itself not participating. It saddened me.

But the old saying Rome wasn't built in a day applies here. The sponsors were hoping there would not be a drop off. It didn't happen this year. But peer pressure is necessary to bring more into the fold.

Contact your state and local officials. more will think this is a good idea. At worst it saves money, a good idea at any time. At best some will lead and do the right thing.

To save the Planet earth
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