Archive for the 'Reducing Resource Consumption' Category

The Difference With One Light

Earth Hour 2008 came and went last Saturday. I still haven’t seen any reports about the reduction of energy usage from the event but I look forward to reading about it. After Earth Hour I began thinking more about my own electric usage. I decided to go to Florida Power & Light (FPL) to see […]

Earth Hour

Earth Hour 2008 is 48 hours away. On March 29th at 8pm (your local time), you are encouraged to turn off all of your lights and non-essential energy usage. Earth Hour was started with an unprecendented event in Sydney, Australia on March 31st, 2007. On that day over 2.2 million people and 2100 businesses decided […]

World Water Day 2008

┬áMarch 22nd has been adopted as World Water Day by the United Nations General Assembly. This observance stemmed from the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED). This year’s theme for World Water Day is Sanitation, which coincides with the UN General Assembly’s Resolution as 2008 being the International Year of Sanitation (IYS).┬áSo […]