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Go beyond Earth Hour in 2016 – shine a light on climate action!

Every March, we’re asked to power down our lights for an hour in support of climate change awareness, and every year, millions of people worldwide turn their lights off (or don’t), but often fail to truly understand the significance of this global statement.
I’m an Environment student at the University of Waterloo, so you could say that the fundamental issue behind Earth Hour resonates with me on a different level, than say, with your average non eco-enthusiast. But I’d like to make my best attempt at highlighting just a few of the important reasons why we should stop for a second and think about why we’re turning off our lights this year.

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