Scientists identify ‘boring’ disasters which could cause a ‘hellish’ apocalypse

Scientists identify ‘boring’ disasters which could cause a ‘hellish’ apocalypse
 

The poet T.S. Eliot once told us the world would end with a whimper, not a bang.
And it turns that he’s probably right.
Academics at a Danish university have published a paper which claims the apocalypse could be caused by ‘boring’ events rather than one-off disasters.
The study highlights ‘existential risks’ to our species, highlighting all the ways in which we could be wiped out, and argues that we should look out for small-scale disasters which could add up and cause the collapse of civilisation.
‘In recent years, the study of existential risks has explored a range of natural and... read more

 
7 December 2018 in Hot News, Views: 31
Source: Metro
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