India's first climate change theatre opened at Science City, Kapurthala
India’s first climate change theatre opened at Pushpa Gujral Science City in Kapurthala, Punjab. The 18-metre diameter theatre set up in a dome-shaped building with seating capacity of 125 persons. It is inaugurated by Rajya Sabha member Naresh Gujral.
Objective: To provide information on climate changes and global warming to school and college students and sensitize the audience about the currently debated subject of Climate Change and Global Warming. Visitors will be made aware of and have a better understanding and appreciation for the latest climate science and the issues surrounding the human role in climate change.
- The multi-screen theatre is synchronized with the objects kept inside the theatre and as film starts those objects showcases the same happenings which are being depicted in the film.
- A 25 minute special movie on climate change and global warming and its affect gives a message that how we together can make a difference in preserving the atmosphere.
- It explores what a worst-case future might look like if humans do not take action on current or impending problems which could threaten civilization.
The movie starts by giving a glimpse of future – floods, droughts, earthquakes and other natural disasters and coming back to the present, the Earth introduces itself and talks to the audience about current situation and impacts it is experiencing due to global warming.