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YouTube supports earth hour 2012

YouTube has supported Earth Hour 2012 campaign by placing  Logo of bulb having green continents inside it just beside the YouTube Logo. When you will click on the logo it will forward you to the Landing page of YouTube Earth Hour Channel on which “I WILL IF YOU WILL” campaign is Going On.


Earth Hour as a concept started in Australia in 2007 when WWF Australia inspired Sydney Siders to show the support to an EarthHour event. The even was an astounding success as  in Sydney 2.2 millions individuals and more than 2000 business house switched of their light for one hour to take a stand for the environment.


Since then there was no looking back for EarthHour and 35 countries and 400 hundred cities are going to participated in the event. In 2011 hundred of millions of people from 135 countries participated in the event. To it has become a Global phenomenon and every individual on planet earth can participate in this event. The event is scheduled on the last Saturday of March because it coincides equinox and almost all the city is in Darkness.

India is also participating in earth hour 2012. This Year six city has registered them-self in this event to be a part of this event. Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad, and Bangalore are the Indian cities participating in earth hour 2012.

Earth Hour 2012 Official Video.


Earth Hour Indian website. Earth Hour is the largest voluntary action on earth reaching to 1.3 billion people. Earth Hour is not an effort of one hour. It is movement to awake you and do something to care of Earth.

Indian Participated for the first time in Earth Hour in 2009 and since then participation is growing exponentially. Some interesting statistics about Earth Hour India.

- Supporters across 130 Indian cities switched off lights for one hour, and committed to a low carbon lifestyle.
– Over 1,000,000 students joined the movement as young environmentalists.
– Chief Minister, Smt. Sheila Dixit switched off lights at India Gate at 8:30 along with Brand Ambassador Vidya Balan.
– Going beyond the hour, ING Vysya Bank inaugurated their first solar ATM on the morning of Earth Hour 2011.
- 7 million Indians participated.
– 128 cities switched off to show support
– 600,000 students supported.
– 120 Public and Private Enterprises joined in.
– Earth Hour campaign won the ‘WOW Paradigm of the Year’ award for the best social campaign.
- 5 million citizens participated.
– 58 Indian cities supported.
Videathink supports and participate in Earth Hour 2012.
Data related to Earth Hour in this article is taken from the website of Earth Hour.
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