Eiffel Tower goes dark for 5 minutes for Earth Hour, months before Paris 2015 climate summit

March 29, 2015 2:13 AM

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Eiffel Tower goes dark for 5 minutes for Earth Hour, months before Paris 2015 climate summit

PARIS (AP) — The Eiffel Tower has gone dark briefly to mark Earth Hour, the campaign to raise awareness about climate change.

The five-minute dark-out on Saturday night was a symbolic gesture in the City of Light. Cities around the world also marked the event, with other landmarks like the Kremlin and the Empire State Building going dark.

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