How to Think Green

There’s this thing called “Earth Hour,” and it’s happening today at 8:30pm – you can “Vote Earth” by switching off your lights for one hour. That would be… Earth Hour. So, I asked my Twitter followers:

chrispirillo: Are you participating in “Earth Hour” – and if so, how?

about 2 hours ago

jerzegurl: not participating. It&#39s foolishness. I save on energy year round.

about 2 hours ago

HelpMeRick: Nope…weekend time requires way too much work on my computers since I spend the week working on everyone elses.

about 2 hours ago

MarkArchibald: I&#39m participating with a few people then getting some beers dt after

about 2 hours ago

majestikbtrfly: I am spending Earth Hour meditating for the first time ever.

about 2 hours ago

imrui: For one hour, we will not use electricity in our house. I was hoping all people in our neighborhood will do the same.. :]

about 2 hours ago

Raaawry: im recycling condoms

about 2 hours ago

christophertran: by turning off everything. 😛

about 2 hours ago

JeffreyTheGee: i will be shutting off my lights in my room

about 2 hours ago

sizzler_chetan: My Apartment main switch would be shut off by me for Earth Hour. It consumes a lot of energy! So would help the world.

about 2 hours ago

PG485: yes. Shutting off most/all electonics.

about 2 hours ago

rockstarima: Yep! Going to Busch Staduim in STL with my six year old and a few friends. Might even turn off the iPhone!

about 2 hours ago

Kennethturner: yes im unplugging my server my modem, router, and any other computer in my house

about 2 hours ago

chrisjacobson: shutting off the computer for 1 hr… don&#39t think I&#39ll survive

about 2 hours ago

Mr_Fastbucks: By turning on every light and appliance on using a dozen or two “clappers”

about 2 hours ago

vlang: WHEN IS EARTH HOUR

about 2 hours ago

brandon_wirtz: yes, by pointing out that it is a feel good waste of time, and that it is just a way for peopel to feel eco-morally superior

about 2 hours ago

Zuse: Earth will need a tad more than an hour to make a come back.

about 2 hours ago

barrysaunders: yep. editing earth hour footage for 24 hours as it comes in to the Australian office.

about 2 hours ago

XaveGregz: Well, yeah. We&#39re doing it by default, turning the lights off for one hour.

about 2 hours ago

jerzegurl: We lived for 9 days w/o electricity in Dec.that covers my part for the rest of my life. 🙂

about 2 hours ago

cbrowne25: Yes, I&#39ll turn off all the lights in my private jet when I&#39m fly to florida for the day.

about 2 hours ago

phuzion: Yes, I&#39m releasing 2.5 metric tons of CFCs at once and consuming 3.6 gigawatts of electricity.

about 2 hours ago

Mendelson9: turning off power and going to read by the fire. You should turn off the live feed for an hour to support the earth. 🙂

about 2 hours ago

b0ssman01: playing a boardgame with the family under candle lights.

about 2 hours ago

djdez92: I&#39m participating by turning on all my lights and appliances and taking an hour long hot shower. =)

about 2 hours ago

stephenfung: Charging all the UPS&#39 and batteries so that I can be off the grid for an hour 🙂

about 2 hours ago

dbhaffey: by turning ON every light, computer & electronic device. if it has a plug, it&#39s going on… LOL 😉 Well maybe in my head!

about 2 hours ago

webdrifter: lights are off with 2 exceptions; porch light on motion detector and the phantom loads. Better solution paint the roof white.

about 2 hours ago

SemperAlwayz: Yes I am n2 @earthhourUS starts here n 8 hrs. We will be celebrating the end of a life here on earth by candle light & music

about 2 hours ago

eIIe: will be participating in Earth Hour by learning a new cold-food recipe, then turning everything off and cooking by candlelight

about 2 hours ago

slava_g: By keeping the lights on 😛

about 2 hours ago

Kittyburgers: Forget turning off the lights! http://awurl.com/QI3n66gWf

about 2 hours ago

8s: re how participating in “Earth Hour”: Unplugging in my apt., evening @ friends&#39 who will unplug, @ a deck in Kirkland, WA!

about 2 hours ago

jesusvaldez: I&#39m unplugging the entire house…

about 2 hours ago

arthurdent3: I am turning all my lights on because the whole thing is a joke. I&#39ll laugh if I am the only one in my area w/lights on

about 2 hours ago

nealcampbell: I&#39m participating in Earth Hour by turning on ALL my lights. I&#39m NOT participating in idiocracy by turning lights off!

about 2 hours ago

tkells: turning off lights and talking to my kids in the dark.

about 2 hours ago

courtenaybird: shutting off my lights when they tell me to. pretty easy.

about 2 hours ago

itsnex: I sure am 😀

about 2 hours ago

liocalset: Hi Chris, I&#39m planning to turn off all electronics, light some candles and play cards with relatives. What are U doing?

about 2 hours ago

ScottyF311: I&#39ll stay on Earth at LEAST for that hour before returning to my home planet.

about 2 hours ago

blog4yourlife: going to prepare a picnic dinner ahead of time and dine by candle light after turning off my main breaker.

about 2 hours ago

dejoe_dide3d: Ya.. i m participating.. Growing new plants and i am turning off my Electricity for the EARTH HOUR 🙂

about 2 hours ago

ouasii: By telling others, writing to governments, putting up posters, and turning off everything that uses electricity for one hour.

about 2 hours ago

geekshacker: yes, I am go to be part of it. http://twitpic.com/2irhi

about 2 hours ago

BlackWolf_: I bought a 150watt floodlight for every socket in the house. And plan to leave them all on for an hour.

about 2 hours ago

albertwu: #earthhour is about energy conservation…. probably should turn off my computers.

about 2 hours ago

AmritGrewal: I switched to Dark theme in my Tweetie iPhone app

about an hour ago

morgan_johnson: I am! My dorm is encouraging everyone to turn their lights off and go roast s&#39mores outside instead of hanging around inside.

about an hour ago

nthmost: Earth? A whole hour? Are you nuts? Can&#39t tell you how many times my car&#39s been broken into in that neighborhood.

about an hour ago

kpslover007: When Earth hour comes, I will shut all my lights off like I did last time and also turn off any unwanted appliances!

about an hour ago

UncleJohn97420: Heck no, using less energy isnt the answer, its the dang energy companies that need to use cleaner methods of producing it.

about an hour ago

edwin_rodriguez: all the lights are gonna go out..

about an hour ago

lonnie247: Sitting in the dark.

about 45 minutes ago