earth hour toronto 2008

Earth Hour Toronto 2008: Pass or Fail?

So how was your Earth Hour? Did you take part? What are your impressions on how well or poorly Toronto performed?

Ontario as a whole appears to have seen a bit of a downward blip (see above plot - source) and according to the Star Toronto observed an 8.7% dip on it's energy curve.

Continue reading to view several selected photos from the blogTO Flickr pool and videos from the blogTO YouTube group taken all around the city, and feel free to share your opinions on how our city fared by commenting.

Scarborough (McCowan and 401) during/after comparison by

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Scorchez:

A scan of a quiet residential street in East York by jasperibe:

The downtown core (including Dundas Square) by 3461167:

View of the skyline from Polson St by

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Aerial view by

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News46:

Downtown bank towers by

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luxography:

Eaton Centre by

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wyliepoon:

Honest Ed's by

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Easternblot:

Candlelight by

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Rockers generation:


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