Earth Hour 2019 - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Earth Hour 2019


Global landmarks go dark for Earth Hour

Mar 31, 2019 - 12:23 AM

(3rd UPDATE) The Empire State Building in New York, Big Ben in London, Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong, Eiffel Tower in Paris, Opera House in Sydney, and others flick the switch for Earth Hour

EARTH HOUR. The Sydney Harbour Bridge, the Opera House and the ferris wheel are seen after their lights went out as seen from Sydney's Luna Park for the Earth Hour environmental campaign on March 30, 2019. Photo by Peter Parks/AFP

IN PHOTOS: Philippines observes Earth Hour 2019

Mar 31, 2019 - 12:22 AM

Households, business establishments, and public places switch off their lights for an hour to participate in the global event

BOY SCOUTS. Members of Boy Scouts of the Philippines join Earth Hour 2019 at Circuit Makati in Makati City on March 30, 2019. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

'We hear you': Venice Grand Canal scraps 'floating lanterns' gimmick

Mar 28, 2019 - 7:45 PM

The Venice Grand Canal mall will no longer sell floating lanterns for its Earth Hour event, after drawing criticism