- Look at this March 30
Every year, iconic buildings around the world turn off their lights for an hour to mark Earth Hour. Now celebrated in some 150 countries, the campaign — which was held Saturday night — aims to raise awareness for local environmental projects and remind people to monitor their own energy usage.
So what did some landmarks look like when plunged into darkness?
Empire State Building:
THE WEEK'S AUDIOPHILE PODCASTS: LISTEN SMARTER
- Even critics of the euro didn't see this coming
- The real reason conservatives should be outraged that police killed a white youth
Paul Allen's 'bitter' Bill-Gates-bashing memoir
- What would a U.S.-Russia war look like?
- 7 grammar rules you really should pay attention to
- The secret to handling pressure like astronauts, Navy SEALs, and samurai
- Why the West should accept ISIS as a sovereign nation
- Your literary playlist: A guide to the music of Haruki Murakami
- 8 ways you're probably overspending without even realizing it
- Why you should stop believing in evolution
Subscribe to the Week