Comments:Maldives to become the world's first carbon-neutral country

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What do you think of this plan? Are the Maldives doing the right thing?[edit]

I think they are —The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talkcontribs)

It seems like a waste of money. The way things are going those beautiful wind turbines will be underwater in a decade or two. Spacehusky (talk) 03:38, 16 March 2009 (UTC)[reply]
I find it commendable. And hopefully it will set an example for other countries to follow. Besides, 1.1 billion isn't a lot compared to the billions that congress is throwing around. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 10:25, 16 March 2009 (UTC)[reply]

Exactamente! es claro. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 19:31, 18 March 2009 (UTC)[reply]

With the plan costing more than the entire value of the Maldives economy, I feel sure that some pretty big deficit spending is going to be involved on the part of the Maldivian government. I'm never a fan of deficit spending, but the cause is good. Spacehusky suggested that the turbines would be underwater within a decade; That is really very unlikely, rising ocean levels will happen over a much longer period of time, if at all. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 02:40, 26 March 2009 (UTC)[reply]

Someone Somewhere needs to begin....[edit]

Maldives is small Country and Full of natural energy resources like wind/water/solar. Good, it is wise decision and could be followed by such small countries to make the impact faster. —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 19:41, 16 March 2009 (UTC)[reply]

Well done, Maldives![edit]

This is excellent news--hopefully resource rich countries like Canada, the U.S and other carbon consuming countries will follow suit. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talkcontribs)

They don't have enough surface area for more than two cars, and if they put a factory in they'd have to take out the captial building. OF COURSE THEY'RE NOT GOING TO HAVE ANY CARBON EMISSION YOU IDIOTS! IT'S THE SIZE OF THEIR LEADER'S BRAIN! —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 15:52, 26 March 2009 (UTC)[reply]

  • No offense, but I was thinking about the exact same thing :D -- 05:22, 5 April 2009 (UTC)[reply]

What do you think of this plan? Are the Maldives doing the right thing?[edit]

As been a maldivian, I know how Nasheed talks about things and the situation in maldives. Its 100% impossible to switch the diesel power generators in maldives to renewble sources.specially in 10 years time. we dont have that much resources and fund to do that. the maldivian federal budget is been deficit for years. so this is not a possible plan.

Excellent work! I'm with you[edit]

I'm really happy to hear this. I've been trying to decide where I should go on holiday at the end of this year, and I think I've just found my answer. When I travel, I want to expand my horizons and contribute meaningfully to the environment and economy of the places I go to. I also don't like to go anywhere with policies I disagree with - I'm not comfortable with China's human rights, for example, or Iceland's whale hunting. Maldives, here I come! - (talk) 07:52, 8 October 2009 (UTC)[reply]

THIS IS GOING TO BE A WONDERFUL IDEA, AND THIS IS POSSIBLE, AND THIS WILL SERVE AS A BLUE PRINT FOR OTHER COUNTRIES,,,,,,,,, —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 12:47, 14 March 2010 (UTC)[reply]

Yes the Maldivians are doing a right thing[edit]

I think we Maldivians can do this within a decade and It's 100% possible to switch the diesel power generators in Maldives to renewable sources. Most important thing is each & every Maldivian's Contribution for the plan and this should be out of political arguments. We the Maldivians of same color, same culture are been 100% Muslims for more than eight centuries and still, Our Economy is 100% natural So why not to become 100% carbon free Maldives. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Qhalib (talkcontribs) 20:19, 26 March 2010 (UTC)[reply]

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great i know that my country(Maldives)is going to be carbon neytral one day — (talk) 08:40, 12 September 2010 (UTC)[reply]

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carbon-free country — (talk) 22:30, 15 June 2011 (UTC)[reply]

even if i am not a maldivean, I know that this is a very hard endeavor. but please tell the world that  if a small  country could cut their carbon,the world could do it too. -- (talk) 01:57, 10 September 2011 (UTC)[reply]