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The Island President

Katherine Boehrer

Former Maldives President: 'There's Nothing More Conservative Than Conserving The Planet'

HuffingtonPost.com | Katherine Boehrer | Posted 11.14.2014 | Green

For Mohamed Nasheed, former president of the Maldives, stopping carbon emissions and adapting to climate change is a necessity. The Maldives sit at an...

Barack Obama Should Rise to the Challenge on Climate Change

Jon Shenk | Posted 01.26.2013 | Green
Jon Shenk

What if, back in 2009, Obama had followed in President Kennedy's footsteps and made a moonshot speech about the climate, pledging to make the US the world's first carbon-neutral country within ten years? What if he did that right now?

'Island President' Sheds Harsh New Light on Copenhagen Climate Deal

Corbin Hiar | Posted 06.24.2012 | World
Corbin Hiar

The Island President stars Mohamed Nasheed, the first democratically elected president of the Maldives. Until Nasheed was deposed in what his supporters describe as a coup, he was a leading voice in the fight to stop global warming and rising seas which threaten his homeland.

Former President of the Maldives Tells the Story of a Vulnerable Country (With Hints for All of Us)

Jake Schmidt | Posted 06.06.2012 | Green
Jake Schmidt

If you are the leader of a small island state -- like the Maldives -- and every day you are faced with the threats posed by global warming what would you do?

Joanna Zelman

How One Man Led A (Literally) Drowning Nation

HuffingtonPost.com | Joanna Zelman | Posted 04.02.2012 | Green

Maldives is going underwater. Literally. Due to rising sea levels, studies suggest that the country, a chain of nearly 1,200 islands, could be unin...

Review: The urgency of The Island President

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.29.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The Island President may already be too late, in terms of the changes it hopes to effect. But Nasheed remains a courageous and inspiring figure, particularly now that he's been forced from office by stand-ins for the kind of forces he has been trying to combat.