Chicago To Go Dark for Earth Hour

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Chicago will go dark at 8:30 p.m. CT tonight in honor of Earth Hour, a movement that encourages people around the world to switch off their lights for one hour, in celebration of showing their commitment to the goodness of the planet.

Matt Bubala spoke with the World Wildlife Fund’s Director of Climate Policy Keya Chatterjee about the importance of the event and how we all can impact the planet in positive ways.

Listen to the two part interview below!


The Wrigley Building with its essential lights turned off Saturday, March 28 2009. Chicago participated in Earth Hour when more than 200 downtown buildings turned off their non-essential lights for one hour as part of a global campaign against climate change. (Candice C. Cusic / Chicago Tribune)