The Pacific nation of Tuvalu, long seen as a prime candidate to disappear as climate change forces up sea levels, is actually growing in size, not shrinking, new research shows.
In fact, many of the islands that we have been warned would disappear due to Global Warming are not heading in that direction, but just the opposite.
A new study has been produced by researchers at the University of Auckland. It concludes that forecasts about the impact of climate change have failed to take into account key factors. Thus they have overstated the danger posed to inhabitants.
The most “counter-intuitive” finding in the study:
Tuvalu, the poster child of “sinking” island fears is not only not shrinking, it’s actually growing in size.
A University of Auckland study examined changes in the geography of Tuvalu’s nine atolls and 101 reef islands between 1971 and 2014. They used aerial photographs and satellite imagery.
It found eight of the atolls and almost three-quarters of the islands grew during the study period, lifting Tuvalu’s total land area by 2.9 percent, even though sea levels in the country rose at twice the global average.
In total, rather than shrinking in land mass, Tuvalu’s total land area increased by 2.9%. This increase is particularly counter-intuitive. The area in which Tuvalu is located is supposed to have suffered a rise in sea levels that are “twice the global average.”
When the University of Auckland researchers first launched the Royal Society of New Zealand Catalyst Fund-backed study in 2017, Kench explained the way in which they planned to test their theories.
“Over recent decades, it has become a commonly held belief that nations such as the Maldives, Chagos or Marshall islands are simply going to vanish as sea levels rise,” he said. “But our research would suggest it is in fact a commonly held misconception, and what we actually believe will happen is that as sand and gravel shift it will form a natural barrier against the sea. This is the first time we have been able to test that theory in a laboratory facility. By replicating the conditions these remote nations face we hope to demonstrate the resilience of the islands. We also want to enable them to appropriately prepare for the future challenges they may face.”
The study’s authors said island nations needed to find creative solutions to adapt to climate change that take into account their homeland’s evolving geography.
In other words, rising sea levels cannot be used to continue the global warming hoax. They have to find something else we can say is a danger to the small islands.
While these particular scientists are explaining that the seal level is actually rising, but the islands are not being effected…. (LOL)
For decades Al Gore has been warning of rising seas doing massive destruction. NASA just reluctantly released a report showing just the opposite!
Most media outlets cannot be bothered to report something that dramatically deflates their narrative. When NASA confirmed that ocean levels have actually been falling for the past few years, the media was silent.
NASA’s own data reveal that worldwide ocean levels have been falling for nearly two years. They dropped from a variation of roughly 87.5mm to below 85mm.
Global warming alarmists might say this is only a “pause” in the rising ocean levels,. That the long-term trend is clearly in the direction of rising oceans. However, these people wildly exaggerate the degree of ocean level increases. It is to the point of absurdity. They have been caught red-handed completely fabricating data to continue scaring the public into supporting a non-issue.
Even in a worse case scenario based on manipulated data:
Sea levels will rise only about a foot over the next 100 years. That amount is far short of what climate alarmists would need to create an apocalyptic event.
Just another great example of the hoax being perpetrated on the American people.
Al Gore, well known for all the lies in his movies, specifically the 35 Lies in Al Gore’s Movie “Inconvenient Truth”, can’t even follow his own advice. He doesn’t care. He’s making money hand over fist with his ‘climate change hoax’.
If he really believed the nonsense he spouted…
and really believed we were heading for catastrophe, he would lead by example.
Of course, Climate Change Hoax purveyors have made up all kinds of excuses over the last decade for the reasons that Climate Change models showing global warming have been wrong 95% of the time.
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