Lights out in Europe as a demonstration of concern over climate change

  • The Colosseum in Rome
  • The Capitol building in Rome
  • Madrid's city hall
  • The Puerta de Alcala arch
  • The Giralda Tower in Seville, Spain
  • The Greek parliament, city hall, and Foreign Ministry
  • Brussels town hall
  • The Eiffel Tower, and...
  • Paris' Hilton (no, What do all of these building have in common, besides all being in Europe? They all joined in the "five minutes' break for the planet" event. Many homes across Europe also joined in. The event was to take place for five minutes today, between 18:55 and 1900 GMT.

    The action was set to coincide with the release of the UN's Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change after a four-day debate. The report was covered here today.


    [Source: Yahoo]

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