Four Weeks Left Until The Maldives Drown

“Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I’m not sure about the former.”

Albert Einstein

On September 26, 1988 climate experts said all 1,196 Maldives Islands would drown in 30 years. That is only four weeks away.

26 Sep 1988 – Threat to islands

So far, they are batting 0.000 with their forecast.  This is what the Maldives looks like this morning.

Live Cam Kuredu Island Resort

In 1997, the President of the Maldives pleaded for help. He said Island countries were about to disappear under the seas.

25 Jun 1997, Page 1 – Standard-Speaker at

Ten years ago, The Guardian said the Maldives were packing up and moving out.

Maldives seek to buy a new homeland | Environment | The Guardian

Now the Guardian says the Maldives are the moral leader on climate change, and are adapting by taking in tens of billions of dollars of big oil money to expand their resorts and bring in millions more tourists.

‘We need development’: Maldives switches focus from climate threat to mass tourism | Environment | The Guardian

It takes moral courage to survive expanding islands.

Low-lying Pacific islands ‘growing not sinking’ – BBC News

In climate science, islands expand as the disappear under the sea.

‘Sinking’ Pacific nation is getting bigger: study

The Guardian says if you don’t believe the Maldives will be gone in four weeks, you are evil and must be silenced.

Climate change is not a matter for debate. We must not offer credibility to those who deny it | Letters | Environment | The Guardian

It is unfortunate the Guardian didn’t take their stance on silencing skeptics 180 years ago, when CO2 was 280 PPM and Maldives Islands actually were disappearing.


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