Zhao Yaoguang, peninsular media reporter
On March 25, Zhanshan District and Haitian Mall jointly organized public welfare and environmental protection event "Giving an Earth Hour Earth Hour 2023", calling on whole society to join forces to create a fair, carbon neutral and naturally positive future.
At 8:00 a.m., more than 50 branded stores in Haitian Mall turned off unnecessary lights. 1,000 candles were lit on each floor, and citizens and tourists at scene took part in an environmental protection ceremony.
"According to latest "Global Risk Report 2022" published by World Economic Forum, climate change failure, extreme weather events and biodiversity loss are among top ten global risks in next 10 years three. It seems that we are accustomed to city at night surrounded by lights, and we have not seen stars for a long time.We hope that through this event, awareness of environmental protection will awaken everyone, and all feelings will be inspired.Responsibility for environmental protection will be inspired.Protect our home planet Earth.Shape future action,” said Haitian Mall official, sharing original intention to hold event.
According to reports, Earth Hour is a global energy-saving event proposed by World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) in response to global climate change. At 20:30 local time, turn off unnecessary lights and energy-intensive products for one hour to show support for action against climate change.
Turn off lights and let your dreams light up night sky! The purpose of Earth Hour is not to save electricity, but common dream of mankind. It not only makes public aware of importance of protecting earth, but also raises everyone's awareness of environmental protection and develops good environmental protection habits. in everyday life. .