domingo, 27 de marzo de 2011

Cities go dark for earth hour

This is an old MSNBC footage about the celebration of Earth hour in 2008 round the world, but the content is even more valid because as time has gone by, more and more cities have taken part in this initiative, which was held yesterday.

Self-study activity:
Watch the news clip and say whether the statements below are true or false.

1 The first Earth hour is being held this year. 2 From eight to nine million switches will be turned off this year. 3 The Earth hour doesn’t really save energy. 4 400 buildings will go dark in Atlanta’s city centre. 5 Atlanta is suffering a drought. You can read a transcript here.   Key: 1F 2F 3F 4T 5T