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Earth Hour

What will I be doing from 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. tonight?  Eating a meal by candlelight, drinking some wine, and listening to a special mix on the iPod.  Here’s the tracklist for that mix:

  1. Agitation Free – First Communication
  2. Hawkwind – Down Through the Night
  3. Spacemen 3 – Drive/Feel So Sad
  4. Portishead – Deep Water
  5. Robyn Hitchcock – It Was the Night
  6. Amon Duul II – Cerberus
  7. Califone – 7 Million Dollar Funeral
  8. Ash Ra Tempel – Light: Look at Your Sun
  9. Stereolab – Perversion
  10. Tears For Fears – Everybody Wants to Rule the World
  11. The Cranberries – Linger
  12. Syd Barrett – Here I Go
  13. Psychic TV – The Orchids

From www.earthhour.org:

On March 29, 2008 at 8 p.m., join millions of people around the world in making a statement about climate change by turning off your lights for Earth Hour, an event created by the World Wildlife Fund.

Earth Hour was created by WWF in Sydney, Australia in 2007, and in one year has grown from an event in one city to a global movement. In 2008, millions of people, businesses, governments and civic organizations in nearly 200 cities around the globe will turn out for Earth Hour. More than 100 cities across North America will participate, including the US flagships–Atlanta, Chicago, Phoenix and San Francisco and Ottawa, Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver. View cities involved around the world.

We invite everyone throughout North America and around the world to turn off the lights for an hour starting at 8 p.m. (your own local time)–whether at home or at work, with friends and family or solo, in a big city or a small town.

What will you do when the lights are off? We have lots of ideas.

Join people all around the world in showing that you care about our planet and want to play a part in helping to fight climate change. Don’t forget to sign up and let us know you want to join Earth Hour.

One hour, America. Earth Hour. Turn out for Earth Hour!

Earth Hour en Español

Learn about Earth Hour events around the world.