Last week, Time magazine ran this cover of António Guterres, Secretary-General of the UN, standing on the island of Tuvalu to show how climate change is shrinking islands or something:

And now for the facts, via Bjorn Lomborg.

According to the latest data, the island of Tuvalu is actually growing in size:

As a matter of fact, “no atoll exhibited a decrease in land area over the past decades to century”:

“Findings thus suggest that projected sea level rise . . . may facilitate further vertical reef island building”:

“But, of course, scary alarmism sells better”: