Shine a light on climate action
In Paris in December 2015 world leaders reached a historic climate agreement. Record participation in Earth Hour 2017 showed the support for climate action is stronger than ever.
An unprecedented 187 countries and territories came together to take a stand for climate action. More than 3,000 landmarks switched off their lights and millions of individuals, businesses and organizations across seven continents stepped forward to change climate change.
Online, #EarthHour and related terms generated over 1.1 billion impressions in 24 hours, trending in at least 30 countries worldwide. Many EU decision-makers pledged to take climate action:
At 8:30 PM many EU institutions turned off their lights.
What was happening in the rest of Europe? Check out our Earth Hour summary on Storify.