Every year, the Earth Hour is celebrated worldwide on the last Saturday of March month to show support for the fight against climate change and commitment towards a better planet. Earth Hour 2022 is being marked on March 26, 2022. The Earth Hour 2022 theme will focus on ‘Shape Our Future.
History of the day:
The Day is a worldwide movement organized by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), encouraging individuals, communities, corporates, and households to turn off their lights for one hour, from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. It was started as a lights-off event in Sydney, Australia, in 2007 to raise awareness for energy consumption and its effects on the environment.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- World Wide Fund Headquarters: Gland, Switzerland.
- World Wide Fund Founded: 29 April 1961, Morges, Switzerland.
- World Wide Fund President and CEO: Carter Roberts.