Dubai switches off for Earth Hour

Lights of the Burj Khalifa tower lit up (TOP) before being switched off for an hour in Downtown Dubai
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Candles are lit as the lights on the Burj Khalifa tower are switched off for an hour in Downtown Dubai, on March 23, 2013, as iconic landmarks and skylines are plunged into darkness as the 'Earth Hour' switch-off of lights around the world got under way to raise awareness of climate change. (AFP/Getty Images)
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The lights on the Burj Khalifa tower (L) are switched off for an hour in Downtown Dubai, on March 23, 2013, as iconic landmarks and skylines are plunged into darkness as the 'Earth Hour' switch-off of lights around the world got under way to raise awareness of climate change. (AFP/Getty Images)
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The lights on the Burj Khalifa tower are switched off for an hour in Downtown Dubai, on March 23, 2013, as iconic landmarks and skylines are plunged into darkness as the 'Earth Hour' switch-off of lights around the world got under way to raise awareness of climate change. (AFP/Getty Images)
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The lights on the Burj Khalifa tower are switched off for an hour in Downtown Dubai, on March 23, 2013, as iconic landmarks and skylines are plunged into darkness as the 'Earth Hour' switch-off of lights around the world got under way to raise awareness of climate change. (AFP/Getty Images)
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The lights on the Burj Khalifa tower are seen moments before being switched off for an hour in Downtown Dubai, on March 23, 2013, as iconic landmarks and skylines are plunged into darkness as the 'Earth Hour' switch-off of lights around the world got under way to raise awareness of climate change. (AFP/Getty Images)
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This combo image shows the lights of the Burj Khalifa tower lit up (TOP) before being switched off for an hour in Downtown Dubai, on March 23, 2013, as iconic landmarks and skylines are plunged into darkness as the 'Earth Hour' switch-off of lights around the world got under way to raise awareness of climate change. (AFP/Getty Images)