World Wildlife Fund names Vancouver 2013 Global Earth Hour capital

Vancouver selected as the Earth Hour Capital 2013. Image © City of Vancouver

March 19, 2013 – The City of Vancouver, Canada, was named Global Earth Hour Capital 2013 by the World Wildlife Fund’s (WWF) Earth Hour City Challenge (EHCC). The award was presented today at an awards ceremony in Malmo, Sweden. The Global Earth Hour Capital award is given to the city that takes serious action to combat climate change issues. Vancouver was unanimously selected by the EHCC jury as the winner city because of its innovative actions in creating sustainable, climate-friendly urban environment. Out of 66 participants, Vancouver beat 16 other…

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