Reducing Light for a Brighter Future – Global Issues
“Without the help of nature, we cannot develop or even survive on this planet Earth.” Secretary General António Guterres highlighted in his message for Earth Hour, which is celebrated annually on the last Saturday in March.
“It’s time to re-evaluate and re-establish our relationship with nature“, he continued, describing 2022 as “a year to change course. “
For people and planet
The top UN official says the solutions are “available, affordable, practical and practical.”
“We can make renewable energy and sustainable food systems available to all…reducing emissions and using nature-based solutions to help us build one,” he said. the world is more neutral and resilient.
Mr Guterres urged everyone to do their part “to protect our planet”, saying “together, we can build a brighter and more prosperous future. ”
Be bold, be ambitious
The UN chief said the UN was proud to join the global effort to mark Earth Hour, calling it “a reminder that small actions can make a big difference”.
He urged citizens everywhere, to join the global shutdown, for one hour on Saturday, at 8:30 p.m. local time – wherever you call home.
In what he called a “success or breakthrough” year, the Secretary-General encouraged people to let their actions and voices send a clear message to leaders everywhere: “Now Now is the time to be bold and ambitious.”
“Show the world that we are determined to protect the common home we share‘ he concluded.