From numbers standpoint, the harm done to the planet is quite surprising.
The Pacific Wheel’s 160,000 energy-efficient LED lights went out at 8:30 p.m. with the exception of rim safety lighting, recognizing the climate change campaign.
Many popular landmarks, including Santa Monica’s world-famous Ferris wheel, went dark Saturday for Earth Hour.
The world’s most famous solar-powered Ferris wheel will go dark for an hour Saturday night in observance of Earth Hour 2011.
Millions of people worldwide are expected to turn off their lights for an hour Saturday night as part of the annual Earth Hour call for energy conservation.