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For Earth Hour, major cities go DARK

Last updated on: March 31, 2012 23:11 IST

For Earth Hour, major cities go DARK

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A combination picture shows power lines crossing in front of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and city skyline before Earth Hour, and during Earth Hour.

Earth Hour, when everyone around the world is asked to turn off lights for an hour from 8.30 pm local time, is meant as a show of support for tougher action to confront climate change.

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Photographs: Tim Wimborne/Reuters

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A combination photo shows Shanghai's financial district before and during Earth Hour.

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Photographs: Carlos Barria/Reuters

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A combination picture shows Hong Kong's central financial district before and during Earth Hour.

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Photographs: Tyrone Siu/Reuters

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A combination photo shows a view of the Badaling section of the Great Wall before and during Earth Hour on the outskirts of Beijing.

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Photographs: Jason Lee/Reuters

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A combination shows the 97-metre monument Baiterek before and during Earth Hour in Kazakhstan's capital Astana.

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Photographs: Mukhtar Kholdorbekov/Reuters

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A combination picture shows Prambanan temple before and during Earth Hour outside Yogyakarta city, Central Java.

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Photographs: Supri/Reuters

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A combination picture shows the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur, a Malaysian landmark, pictured as lights are turned off during Earth Hour and turned on after Earth Hour.

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Photographs: Bazuki Muhammad/Reuters

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A combination picture shows the Taipei 101 building before and during Earth Hour in Taipei.

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Photographs: Pichi Chuang/Reuters

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A combination photo of Marina Bay Sands hotel and ArtScience Museum before and during Earth Hour in Singapore

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Photographs: Matthew Lee/Reuters

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