Earth Hour 2016 in pictures

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    Major landmarks, businesses and households in cities around the world turned their lights off for one hour at 8.30pm on Saturday 19 March to raise awareness about climate change and show support for renewable energy.

    Here’s what the hour looked like in pictures from across the world:

    The houses of Parliament

    The houses of parliament, London

    2807

    Piccadilly Circus, London

    8000

    The Eiffel Tower, Paris

    2342

    The Brandenburger Toh Gate, Berlin

    5364

    The Trevi Fountain, Rome

    3500-1

    The Schoenbrunn Palace in Vienne

    3543

    The Hyllie water tower in Malmo, Sweden

    3074

    The National Library of Belarus in Minsk

    2826

    The Bolshoi Kamenny Bridge with the Kremlin in the background, Moscow

    4500

    The Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge, Australia

    2790

    The Sydney Opera house, Australia

    2620

    Taipei 101 skyscraper, Taiwan

    3500

    Tokyo Tower, Japan

    2943

    The National Stadium, known as the Bird’s Nest, in Beijing, China

    4881

    Marina Bay Sands hotel and resort in Singapore

    2134

    The Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    The business district in Jakarta, Indonesia

    2614

    The Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand

    4096

    The Borobudur Temple in Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia

    Do you have any pictures from that hour?  If yes, then use any of our social media addresses to get across to us and we will post accordingly.

     

    Source: The Guardian UK

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