World landmarks dimmed for Earth Hour to highlight climate change

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LONDON — Hundreds of world landmarks from Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate to the Great Wall of China went dark Saturday, part of a global effort to highlight climate change. Earth Hour, held on the last Saturday of March every year, began as a Sydney-only event in 2007. The city’s iconic Harbor Bridge and Opera House were dimmed again this year. Loading… Comments Weigh In Corrections? Recommend Tweet Personal Post ( Markus Schreiber / Associated Press ) – About 5000 candles arrange to a globe lights in front of the Brandenburg Gate prior to the landmark switched off the lights to mark ‘Earth Hour’ in Berlin,…

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