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Raiders for Earth Hour!

Thumper 27 March 2008 5

The Raiders hope to spread the word about saving energy and raise awareness about climate change.

Earth Hour, which falls during the Round 3 match, aims to reduce carbon emissions around the world by persuading households and organisations to switch their lights off for one hour at 8pm.

While the Raiders won’t be playing in the dark, the team’s chief executive, Don Furner, said the stadium would be powered by $15,000 worth of green energy.

“We’re encouraging people to come out there, watch us play the Dragons and save electricity in their own houses,” he said.
In addition Furner added, “Most of our players are all young guys and conscious of environmental issues, so we’re happy to support it.”

No correspondence on climate change will be entered into as anyone that takes offence obviously has no sense of irony, let alone humour 😉

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5 Responses to Raiders for Earth Hour!
barking toad barking toad 9:45 am 28 Mar 08

You’ve confused me dawnie.

I know I’m right but then you tell me to register for gayness?

TAD TAD 3:38 pm 27 Mar 08

Climate change has jumped the shark (more than partly due to token stunts like this and has been fests like Live Earth)

DawnDrifter DawnDrifter 3:19 pm 27 Mar 08

lol barking toad you are so right
It is an excellent concept and im hoping to see more lights off around aus this time around.. Registration takes 1 minute so get amongst it

24-10 Raiders should be a cracker

Snahons_scv6_berlina Snahons_scv6_berlina 11:06 am 27 Mar 08

Perhaps all those young players can hop on the cycle and power their way through electricity generation to feed bruce stadium. Other than then carbon they emit huffing and puffing, they’d be close to carbon neutral.

barking toad barking toad 11:02 am 27 Mar 08

“Most of our players are all young guys and conscious of environmental issues….”


They’re more concerned about where to go and hammer the piss and whether they’ll get a leg over!

Those green electrons are clever though – knowing when to divert to Bruce stadium.

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