Friday, October 19, 2007

Flip a Switch for the Earth

Lights Out SF invites you to turn off your lights for one hour this Saturday night, October 20th.

The US consumes more energy and emits more greenhouse gases than any other country in the world.

By turning off your lights for one hour, we could save as much as 15% of the energy consumed on an average Saturday night. Replacing one incandescent light bulb with a compact fluorescent will conserve even more (San Francisco Safeway stores are giving out free CFL bulbs through tomorrow, one per household).

Many SF restaurants will be hosting candlelit dinners, and there will be an acoustic concert in Dolores Park by local band Crowsong.

Lights Out SF is affiliated with Lights Out America, a grassroots community group organizing a nationwide energy savings event on Saturday, March 29, 2008.

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