Earth Hour at NTNU

Earth Hour at NTNU

(21.03.2013) NTNU as a university will go dark on Saturday 23 March for an hour to join in the worldwide consciousness-raising event, Earth Hour.

Earth Hour Norway

The event involves turning off all non-essential lighting for an hour beginning at 20:30 local time to raise awareness about the seriousness of climate change.

"Sustainability is important to us all, both in our personal choices and in our professional lives," said NTNU's rector, Torbjørn Digernes, in announcing the university's decision to participate in the event. The university's students, staff and alumni are all being encouraged to participate as well. 

For more information about Earth Hour, go to