Motion S4M-15934: Earth Hour

17 Mar 2016

That the Parliament notes that 19 March 2016 once again sees the World Wide Fund for Nature’s (WWF) Earth Hour and everyone is encouraged to switch off lights for one hour from 8.30pm; understands that, since it started in 2007, the WWF Earth Hour has been a unique display of darkness bringing together hundreds of millions of people each year, with 2015 involving a record-breaking 172 countries; congratulates the people of Glasgow on its being named Scotland’s Earth Hour Champion for its advocacy in 2015; notes that more information about Earth Hour can be found on the WWF website, and encourages households, businesses and other organisations to take part in WWF’s Earth Hour to show their support for tackling climate change.