Well, it’s that time of the year again and Earth Hour is scheduled for March 27th 2010 from 8.30pm to 9.30pm but I won’t be taking part. Why? I think this revolves largely around the fact that I do not need to feel one with the rest of the world in my efforts to spread the message of environmental sustainability. More importantly is the fact that most business and individuals that take part in Earth Hour do nothing else for the rest of the year. Don’t get me wrong, I am not asking everyone to turn off their lights for an hour a day everyday for the rest of the year. Lights were invented to allow us to see at night and it has increased the productivity of human kind. Instead I would like to implore participants to DO MORE beyond that one hour.
We recently gave a talk at SAJC about what an individual could do to make a difference and the summarized version is as follows:
- You don’t have to be part of an organization (Environmental focus or otherwise) to make a difference Continue Reading →