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21 March 2024

The Secretary-General

Message for Earth Hour

23 March 2024

On Earth Hour, millions of people around the world switch off the lights to shine a light on the plight of our planet.

This year, I invite you to be one of them.

The need is urgent.

Our climate is collapsing. Last year was the hottest ever.

Earth Hour is a global show of solidarity for taking a different path.

It demonstrates the power each of us has in the fight for our future.

So please, join in on March 23rd at 8:30 p.m. local time.

Together, let’s turn off the lights and turn the world towards a brighter future for us all.

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