SOURCE: WWF-Canada

WWF-Canada

March 21, 2014 17:25 ET

Media Advisory: WWF Calls on Toronto to Take a #momentofdarkness

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - March 21, 2014) - Earth Hour is fast approaching! On Saturday, March 29 from 8:30 to 9:30p.m., WWF-Canada is calling on Canadians to switch off the lights and enjoy a #momentofdarkness -- a time to reflect on how we can come together and work towards a better future where climate change is no longer a threat. 

In advance of Earth Hour, David Miller, President and CEO of WWF-Canada (World Wildlife Fund), will be leading a discussion on what this future will look like and how we get there.

WHAT 
Panel discussion where diverse experts will discuss a future where climate change is no longer a threat. What does that world look like? How is it different than the world we live in today? What is the one thing that we should do now to start getting from here to there?
 
WHO 
David Miller, President and CEO, WWF
Karen Naismith, Managing Director, Project Neutral
Peter Victor, Professor, York University
Grace Arabia, University of Waterloo
Jose Etcheverry, Associate Professor, Co-Chair, Sustainable Energy Initiative, York University

WHERE 
University of Toronto, Innis College, Innis Town Hall (2 Sussex Avenue)
    
WHEN 
Tuesday, March 25 from 10 to 11 a.m. EST

Please let us know if you are interested in attending this panel discussion. In addition, we would be happy to arrange an interview with Mr. Miller on Monday, March 24 or Tuesday, March 25 either on-site or in person.

About WWF
WWF is creating solutions to the most serious conservation challenges facing our planet, helping people and nature thrive. www.wwf.ca.

About WWF's Earth Hour
Join hundreds of millions of people worldwide and switch off your lights on Saturday, March 29 from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. Visit www.wwf.ca/earthhour to choose a better future.

WWF's Earth Hour is an opportunity for individuals, businesses and communities around the globe to unite in a powerful call to action of hope for a better, healthier planet. In Canada, the Toronto Star and the Ontario Power Authority are regional sponsors. As sponsors for WWF's Earth Hour, Toronto Star and Ontario Power Authority will harness their incredible ability to engage employees and reach customers in spreading our message and encouraging individual action.

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