DailyDirt: The End Of The World As We Know It

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Predicting the end of the world has been a famously difficult calculation. Population growth trends have not proven to follow a continuously exponential path, so we've easily avoided previous calls of Malthusian catastrophe. However, it's still possible that we've only managed to postpone the sixth major extinction event, and our technological cleverness won't be able to save us next time. Here are just a few modern predictions of doom that could ruin some retirement plans. If you'd like to read more awesome and interesting stuff, check out this unrelated (but not entirely random!) Techdirt post via StumbleUpon.

Filed Under: civilization, doom and gloom, global climate change, green revolution, malthusian catastrophe, population growth
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    Rekrul, 26 Mar 2014 @ 5:20pm

    By the time any of those things come to pass, we'll all be dead from the poisoned water produced by fracking, chemical spills, pollution, etc. It's obvious that none of these corporations care what they do to the environment just as long as they get some money in their pockets today.

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