Navigation Links
'Lights Out' as London Does Its Bit for Climate Change

Some of London's key landmarks and top hotels are to go dark for an hour on Thursday evening as the British capital does its bit for the fight against global warming and turns off its lights.

The Houses of Parliament, luxury hotels like the Ritz and key businesses have confirmed they will take part in the "Lights Out" campaign from 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm (2000-2100 GMT) Thursday.

The initiative, spearheaded by a local radio station and backed by Mayor Ken Livingstone, comes on the longest day of the year in Britain when the sun is due to set in the British capital at 9:21 pm (2021 GMT).

"Excessive illumination contributes to climate change and you may like to join in, if you are in London tonight, the London Lights Out campaign," said Ben Bradshaw, minister of state for the environment, in parliament.

Also participating are the Canary Wharf financial district and the 175-metre (574-feet) tall BT Tower. The government on Wednesday launched an online trial calculator that enables people to figure out their "carbon footprint," or how much the consumption of energy releases carbon dioxide into the air.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. London Emergency Services Receive Wide Appreciation
2. London Hospital Provides Specialized Care For Pregnant Women
3. Shriners in London Don’t Intend To Give Up Their Caus
4. East London Receives World Class New Private Hospital Facility
5. London: HIV Rates Shoot Up Amongst Drug Users
6. Sandwich Royale, Adorns Shelves of Selfridges in London
7. Limit Water Intake, London Marathon Runners Told
8. India To Highlight The Potential Role Of Ayurveda In London
9. Gambling Addiction on the Rise in London
10. 7 Workers Tested Positive For Polonium In London Hotel
11. LondonMet Keen on Widening Research Collaborations With India
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:10/13/2017)... , ... October 13, 2017 , ... Ellevate Network, the ... business to advocate for action towards gender equality at their inaugural Summit in New ... the globe, and reached a social audience of over 3 million. To watch the ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Talented host, actor Rob Lowe, ... in a new episode of "Success Files," which is an award-winning educational program ... investigates each subject in-depth with passion and integrity. , Sciatica occurs when the ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... ... On The Brink”: the Christian history of the United States and the loss of ... William Nowers. Captain Nowers and his wife, Millie, have six children, ten grandchildren, ... Navy. Following his career as a naval aviator and carrier pilot, he spent ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... October 12, 2017 , ... Planet Fitness, ... the U.S., announced today its plans to open a flagship location in Covington, LA ... the former Rooms To Go store next to Office Depot in the Holiday Square ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... ... The American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI) will present the 2017 Morris F. ... AMIA’s Annual Symposium in Washington, D.C. AMIA’s Annual Symposium is taking place ... the field of medical informatics, this prestigious award is presented to an individual whose ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/11/2017)... PARK, Calif. , Oct. 11, 2017  BioPharmX ... national scientific team that developed an innovative way to ... quantity of the delivery of new drugs. ... 2017 Fall Clinical Dermatology Conference will show how researchers ... General Hospital, Harvard Medical School used a suite of ...
(Date:10/11/2017)... 11, 2017  Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. ("Hill-Rom") (NYSE: HRC), ... in Las Piedras, Puerto Rico , ... Following a ... sustained minor structural damage, temporary loss of power and ... been completed, manufacturing operations have resumed, and the company ...
(Date:10/7/2017)... 2017   Provista, a proven leader in ... in purchasing power, today announced a new resource area ... Newsroom is the online home for case studies, ... bios, news releases, slideshows and events. ... of resources at their fingertips, viewers can also watch ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: