Q25 Consider the following statements about the Earth hour
i) Earth Hour is an annual international event organized by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).
ii) It is held annually in end of March month to encourage everyone to turn off their non-essential lights for one hour from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m.Which of the above statements is/are correct?
Explanation: The eleventh edition of the Earth Hour was observed across the world on 25 March 2017 to take a global call on climate change. To mark this day, cities worldwide turned their lights off from 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm local time.
The event encourages households and businesses to turn off their lights and electrical appliances for one hour at the appointed time to raise awareness about the need to take action on climate change