Australia's ABC comes round to the sinking islands/floating islands issue

UPDATED: Note that this tip was spurred by this discussion at Andrew Bolt’s today, and I failed to note the date of the ABC story was in 2010, and I apologize for any confusion, but there’s also relevant news today. Bolt writes: Look at this other drowning island, the Global Mail writer insisted. So I…

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The Maldives Emily Littella sea level moment – never mind…

(For those of you who aren’t familiar with Emily Littella) From Tom Nelson: Current Maldives president: Remember when the previous Maldives president claimed that CO2 was going to cause our country to disappear? Never mind HaveeruOnline – Global warming won’t submerge Maldives: President President Mohamed Waheed Hassan Manik today said though Maldives faces the dangers…

Yeah, we'll get right on that…

From Inderscience Publishers , a shocking revelation. People actually go to Botswana. Though, maybe they’ve been jealous of the Maldives and Tuvalu getting all the attention and handouts for non-existent climate threats. The Maldives formula is simple: Say your livelihood is being threatened by climate change, ask for money from the UN and guilted up…

The Maldives can't take a joke

But they can sure act like one: From the BBC: Maldives government complains of spoof atlas omission The government of the Maldives has complained after the London Daily Telegraph website carried a satirical blog post saying the island nation is to be omitted from the Times Atlas of the World.