Walter in water
This lead sentence of a press release issued by the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Washington certainly caught our attention: “Norway’s glacier museum launched its new climate change center by putting former Vice President Walter M. Mondale in a water pool and unplugging it.” Say that again? “The symbolic opening of the new building at the museum took place in a pool, representing the possible consequences of rapidly melting ice,” the embassy explains.
Norway has put climate change and global warming at the top of its agenda, and was picked to host the World Environmental Day in 2007.
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