Cancel Earth Hour — Let’s Do Hour of Power Instead

29 March 2023

2.5 MINS

The industrial revolution is worth celebrating.

Did you turn your lights off at 8.30 pm on Saturday night?

You didn’t? Why do you hate the earth so much? Climate criminal!

The United Nations was urging people around the world to observe Earth Hour by turning off their power appliances between 8.30pm and 9.30pm.

The idea is that we spend an hour sitting in the dark reflecting on nature, which, at that time of night, is just, well, really hard to see without lights.

The Earth Hour website enthused:

“This year, Earth Hour is at 8:30pm local time Saturday 25 March. We’re inviting all Australians to sign up to take #TimeOutForNature and join the global community of millions supporting stronger action on climate change.”

How the ‘elites’ who fly to Davos in their private jets each year to discuss saving the planet must have laughed last night.

They jet set around the world, staying in fancy hotels and dining at five-star restaurants to save the planet. The rest of us dutifully turn off our lights so we can sit in the dark and reflect.

It really sucks not being Bill Gates. Not really, but you know what I mean.

The Earth Hour website encourages people to…

“Make the time — whether it’s 60 seconds, 60 minutes or beyond the hour — to reflect on the incredible benefits nature provides us”.

So it’s not actually an hour of lights out. It can be 60 seconds if that’s more your thing.

Or you could just flick the lights off and on again. Trust me, it all makes a difference to global temperatures. You can almost feel the planet cool as you do it.

I flicked my lights off and on again twice, so as to lower global temperatures AND sea levels. I’m pretty committed to doing my bit for the environment.

Seriously, Earth Hour must be one of the greatest examples of useless Woke virtue signalling there is, and in a highly competitive field.

In truth, it’s less a reminder that we ought not use fossil fuels and more a foretaste of what the future looks like without them.

Here’s UN General Secretary Antonio “we’re on a highway to climate hell” Guterres getting all excited about all of us going dark.

I like the way the UN depict Antonio as if he is in outer space with the planet behind him, like he’s the boss of the earth.

“I invite you to switch off your lights,” he says.

Well good to know that — at this stage at least — it’s still voluntary!

“Millions of people in hundreds of cities around the world turn off the lights.”

Really? How many lights went out in China? Or India? Or Russia?

Nevermind. A lot of lights went out in Byron Bay, so the planet will breathe a big sigh of relief.

“It’s a call to make peace with nature”, Antonio reckons.

Seriously? I make peace with nature by switching off the light in my lounge. Could I just dim the lights and call it a truce?

“From the darkness, let us build a brighter and more sustainable future for everyone, everywhere,” he preaches.

What if I don’t want Antonio’s globalist future? What if I like civilisation?

The sooner the lights go out on the UN, the better it will be for everyone.

If I was elected Executive President Head Honcho of the Universe, I’d do a video encouraging everyone to celebrate Hour of Power.

We’d turn everything on and — for good measure — we’d spend the hour sitting in our cars in our driveways, revving our engines.

It would be an awesome celebration of the industrial revolution.

None of this “I invite you to turn off your lights” rubbish if I was in charge.

No. I’d be like…

“Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines…”


Originally published at The James Macpherson Report. Photo by Mikhail Nilov.

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  1. Kaylene Emery 29 March 2023 at 9:42 am - Reply

    I imagine “ they “ think if we buy their climate spiel ( as I once did ) then our love of nature will replace our love of God along with our ability to love each other . Thus they contrive another branch in their tree of the destruction of family their destruction of humanity , their worship of the culture of death.

  2. Ian Moncrieff. 29 March 2023 at 5:41 pm - Reply

    Haven’t had such a good laugh in a long time….Thank you James, you write so well. Happy days are here again…..as long as the lights stay on!

  3. Annie 30 March 2023 at 7:59 pm - Reply

    I didn’t even know about it this year. But one year we actually turned every light on in the house as well as outside lights.

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