Irish Independent: First Look: The world's first visitor centre devoted to climate change opens in Wicklow


"We are the first generation to feel the effect of climate change and the last generation who can do something about it."

Barack Obama was quoting one of America’s governors, Jay Inslee, when he said this at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris in 2015.

This quote is also one of the first things you’ll read when you visit Wicklow’s Cool Planet.

This interactive visitor centre is thought to be the first of its kind in the world, taking children and adults on a journey of what the world will look like in 2050 if we keep up the lifestyle habits that are damaging the planet.

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