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EARTH HOUR 2018

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1085: tabled on 16 March 2018

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 18 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House welcomes the WWF's Earth Hour which falls on 24 March 2018, and aims to see millions of people across the UK switch their lights off for one hour starting at 8.30pm in order to highlight the need for strong action to tackle climate change; expresses concern that in the last 25 years one in six of the planet's species have become at risk of extinction from climate change; congratulates the communities, businesses and landmarks from around the world who have already committed to switching their lights off for Earth Hour 2018; and urges the Government to respond to WWF's call to take global leadership on tackling climate change, limiting total global warming to 1.5 degrees and to rescue and restore nature for future generations.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.