On July 12th, the traveling Climate Museum – was opened next to the culture centre of Mažeikiai district municipality, the only one of its kind in the Baltic.
Visitors were introduced to the main ecological crises, the latest issues of environmental protection and sustainability in interactive exhibitions installed in 4 sea containers.
Citizens of Mažeikiai and city visitors gathered at the opening of the Climate Museum, were greeted and invited to visit, by Virgilijus Radvilas, advisor to the Mayor of Mažeikiai District Municipality and Zigmantas Kristutis, head of the Environment and Health Protection Department of the Municipality Administration.
Visitors to the museum in Mažeikiai could experience 50 degrees of heat, learn about climate change – its causes, its impact on the planet now and expected future scenarios, compare the influence of industries, and evaluate personal contribution to the growth or management of this problem.
The mobile Climate Museum stayed in Mažeikiai for one week one of the 16 stops in its travel across Lithuania. Afterwards it will continue its journey in Latvia.
The event was sponsored by the Circular Based Waste Management project.
The Circular Based Waste Management project is funded by Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway through the EEA and Norway Grants Fund for Regional Cooperation – www.eeagrants.org