Pursue anti-global warming steps beyond Earth Hour—-Zambo mayor »

Pursue anti-global warming steps beyond Earth Hour—-Zambo mayor

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines/ Sheila Covarrubias–The campaign to reduce the impact of global warming should not end after Earth Hour, according to Mayor Celso Lobregat, as he urged local residents to continue doing their share in preserving and protecting Mother Earth. Lobregat issued the call as Zamboanga City on Saturday night joined the global campaign to […]

‘Not a total blackout’ in Zambo, officials say »

‘Not a total blackout’ in Zambo, officials say

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines/ Roland Ramos-–The observance of Earth Hour Saturday night here was not a “total blackout” as expected. Business establishments and residences in the commercial area switched on their power generators after the local power company switched off the city power lines, but corrective measures can be adopted next time, a city official declared. […]

Zambo shut off lights in support of Earth Hour »

Zambo shut off lights in support of Earth Hour

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines/ Sheila Covarrubias–Dramatizing support to the global campaign to reduce the impact of global warming, the city last night was plunged into darkness for 60 minutes in support of Earth Hour.   The power shut off, simultaneously done with all other cities and countries worldwide, started exactly 8:30 p.m. with a preceding countdown […]

Lobregat leads Earth Hour observance »

Lobregat leads Earth Hour observance

Zamboanga City will shut off lights 8:30-9:30 on Saturday, 28 March, in support to the worldwide campaign to reduce global warming impact, the greatest threat besetting the world.  Mayor Celso Lobregat, who espouses environmental protection and preservation will personally lead the observance which will kick off with a program starting at 7p.m. leading to the […]

88 thousand Zambo power consumers join Earth Hour »

88 thousand Zambo power consumers join Earth Hour

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines/ Roland Ramos–The city is expected to be enveloped in darkness for one-hour Saturday, March 28 evening in observance of Earth Hour 2009, the global campaign to reduce the impact of global warming. City’s power distributor Zamboanga City Electric Cooperative (ZAMCELCO) estimates around 88 thousand power consumers – residential, commercial, industrial, public buildings […]

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