This hilarious thread might just contain the solution to rising sea levels

One of the biggest problems faced by scientists – and everyone else, really – is the issue of rising sea levels, exacerbated by melting polar ice caps, threatening island and coastal communities and due, mostly, to man-made climate change. Over on Twitter, the very funny Sir Michael has been turning his considerable intellect to the matter, but not without some setbacks.

It’s disappointing when a theory doesn’t stand up to scrutiny, but Sir Michael’s followers were inspired by his musings and suggested their own solutions, one of which may just save the world.

The Bucket (and Pigeons) solution

The Ocean Plug