Fifth Time Earth Hour in Armenia
WWF Armenia together with the Ministry of Nature Protection, the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources, Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Foundation, Yerevan and Vanadzor Municipalities, The Convention of Climate Change, UNDP/GEF, HSBC Armenia, Best Western Congress Hotel, the Armenian public, business and ordinary citizens participated in “Earth Hour 2013” global initiative by turning power down locally.
For one hour the street lights as well as the Opera House, Republic Square, and Statues lights were switched off in Yerevan. HSBC Bank Armenia switched off the lights at all its local branches and offices in support to this huge, global and symbolic action. Best Western Congress Hotel switched off the outside lights of the hotel for one hour.
Prior to the hour a press conference was organized by WWF Armenia with the representative of above mentioned organizations to inform the public of the upcoming Earth Hour and opportunity to make their own commitment.
For more information on the results of “Earth Hour” initiative go to www.earthhour.org