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:4/25/2017)... ... April 25, 2017 , ... ... Mirroring360 Pro . This new addition to the Mirroring360 product family combines ... and business. , Mirroring360 Pro enables educators, business professionals and individuals to stream ...
(Date:4/25/2017)... IN (PRWEB) , ... April 25, 2017 , ... ... D.C., CEOs, CFOs and HR decision-makers are preparing for how his administration could ... Financial will provide insight into what changes are most likely to make it ...
(Date:4/25/2017)... ... 25, 2017 , ... Patients who would like to straighten ... fraction of the time as traditional braces – Wilckodontics®. Dr. Victoria Chen, an ... this revolutionary treatment with or without a referral. , Wilckodontics is also ...
(Date:4/25/2017)... , ... April 25, 2017 , ... Buyers and sellers ... users to dispensaries and head shops –can’t help but be heartened by the industry’s ... tell-tale cannabis odor aptly described as “skunk smell.” At last they can simply, ...
(Date:4/25/2017)... ... April 25, 2017 , ... There is no better place in ... a special report in the May issue of Consumer Reports focused on heart health. ... for results achieved during and after coronary bypass and aortic valve replacement procedures. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/20/2017)... , April 20, 2017 Research and Markets ... - Innovation Driven by Rapidly Expanding Injectables Market and Increasing Usage ... offering. ... drug delivery technologies will rise from USD 20 Billion in 2015 ... Global Drug Delivery Technologies - Innovation Driven by Rapidly Expanding Injectables ...
(Date:4/20/2017)... 20, 2017 Eyevensys, a private ... non-viral gene expression technology that enables the safe, local, ... address a wide range of ophthalmic diseases, announces it ... products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) to advance its technology into ... ...
(Date:4/19/2017)... , April 19, 2017 The Mobile X-Ray product ... a healthy CAGR during the forecast period Mobile ... the global digital mobile X-Ray devices market, which is estimated ... 2017, expanding at a CAGR of 7% over the forecast ... opportunity of more than US$ 100 Mn in 2017 over ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: