Coronavirus: Earth Hour goes digital, as UN warns 'nature is sending us a message'

James S Murray
clock
Earth Hour 2019 being celebrated in Taiwan / Credit: Earth Hour
Image:

Earth Hour 2019 being celebrated in Taiwan / Credit: Earth Hour

Organisers of this weekend's global event urge participants to mark Earth Hour online as global pandemic continues to escalate

The annual Earth Hour event that has become a centrepiece of many corporates' green communications efforts will take place this Saturday as scheduled, but with organisers WWF urging people to move the...

To continue reading this article...

Join BusinessGreen

  • Enjoy exclusive news, insights and analysis from Europe’s leading source of information on the green economy and business.
  • Make smart, responsible business decisions with an eye on the latest regulatory and tech developments
  • Stay in the know with our overnight briefing, expertly curated help you run a competitive and sustainable business
  • Tap into our extensive archive of exclusive articles, news, analysis and guides
  • Access our Intelligence Reports and exclusive data-rich studies on business-critical aspects of the green economy (BG Advanced members only)
  • Choose from 3 paid membership levels or start a 7-day no strings trial

Join nowTry 7 day trial

 

Already a BusinessGreen member?

Login

More on Climate change

(L-R) Lucy Siegle and Futerra's Lucy Shea at the Net Zero Festival

Scope X emissions: Futerra CEO urges firms to address climate impact of advertising and lobbying

Futerra CEO Lucy Shea puts greenwashing, climate action and behaviour change centre stage on day one of the Net Zero Festival

Cecilia Keating
clock 28 September 2022 • 4 min read
Illegal timber trade hits record high

Illegal timber trade hits record high

Governments urged to double down on efforts to tackle illegal logging ahead of COP27

clock 28 September 2022 • 3 min read
'An assault on nature': Charity calls for action to curb plastic pellet pollution

'An assault on nature': Charity calls for action to curb plastic pellet pollution

Fauna & Flora International argues tougher measures are urgently needed to curb 'entirely preventable' plastic pellet pollution

clock 27 September 2022 • 5 min read