Earth Hour Day 2013 in Bangladesh

On March 23 in Earth Hour 2013, by turning off its non- essential lights and also taking other energy saving measures for one full hour, the people from Bangladesh joined in a movement to show the responsibility towards environmental sustainability. It is such an initiative, which is not just a one day event rather a social awareness campaign to enlighten everyone to take the responsibility to climate change. In Dhaka youth join this movement by arranging a cycle rally and public candle light. In this movement, an Australian environmentalist and volunteer Mr. Patrick Kirkby has joined in Dhaka this year. As Earth Hour is a worldwide event organized by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and held towards the end of March annually. Since 2007, this movement had started from Sydney, Australia. So, his participation was very significant. He made a conversation in Green Hour. He shared some valid points to mitigate the climate change risk from developing country like Bangladesh. At the same time, he is trying to make a bridge between Australia and Bangladesh to make a climate justice.
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