Economy

Lithuania’s economic growth ‘green and sustainable’, climatologist says

Lithuania’s economy is growing without raising greenhouse gas emissions, suggesting that the country’s development is environmentally sustainable, says climatologist Arūnas Bukantis. […]

Vilnius goes dark for Earth Hour
Society

Vilnius centre lit by nothing but candles for Earth Hour 2016

At 8:30 local time on Saturday night, millions of people around the world turned off their lights and other electronic appliances for an hour to observe Earth Hour, an international tradition aimed at raising awareness about environmental conservation and efficient energy usage. In the centre of Vilnius, Lithuanians also observed the hour by gathering under the snow with a huge collection of candles. […]

The Curonian Spit has been on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 2000
Culture

UNESCO critical of constructing bridge to Curonian Spit

UNESCO experts have ended discussions on the issue of constructing a bridge between mainland Lithuania and the Curonian Spit. The delegation inspected the site in response to Russia‘s complaints, the Lietuvos Žinios daily reports. […]