Sites describing, explaining, forecasting, exploring, or suggesting amelioration for possible future catastrophes -- generally planetary in scale. These may be geophysical, astronomical, environmental, economic, political, technological, or spiritual in nature. Catastrophes Future Society.
Developing countries suffer the greatest costs when a disaster hits – more than 95 percent of all deaths caused by hazards occur in developing countries, and losses due to natural hazards are 20 times greater (as a percentage of GDP ) in developing countries than in industrialized countries. (wikipedia)
- Catastrophe (2015 TV series) A British sitcom first broadcast on 19 January 2015 on Channel 4.
- Toba catastrophe hypothesis A supervolcanic eruption that occurred about 75,000 years ago at the site of present-day Lake...
- Malthusian catastrophe A prediction of a forced return to subsistence-level conditions once population growth has...
- Disaster A serious disruption, occurring over a relatively short time, of the functioning of a community...
- Catastrophe (book) Catastrophe: How Obama, Congress, and the Special Interests Are Transforming a Slump Into a Crash...
- Catastrophe theory A branch of bifurcation theory in the study of dynamical systems; it is also a particular special...
- Catastrophisation A representation of something in an excessive manner.
- Virtual WWW Bomb Shelter www
Virtual "bomb shelter, Bomb Shelter," based on instructions from Soviet Union Cold-War-era pamphlets, offers information on preparing for nuclear attacks, as well as histories and descriptions of various nuclear weapons. WWW Bomb Shelter.
- From Challenges of Nanotechnology Misuse Cited in Leslie's 'The End of the World' www
From the Foresight Institute (which specialises in nanotechnology). Challenges of Nanotechnology Misuse Cited in Leslie's 'The End of the World'.
- Notes, Armageddon Online www
Notes, Online, news and links on destructive forces of the universe from volcanoes, tsunamis, plagues and nuclear weapons on Earth to stars collapsing and exploding into hypernovae across the galaxy. Armageddon Online.
- The Tsunami Project www
The powerful earthquake and tsunami that hit Asia on December 26, Project, 2004 was not the last in the masterminded sequence. The location of the next, and the final one is known. What we are still looking for, is only the date of this event. Tsunami Project.
- A Let's Save the Future www
A critical situation, Save the Future, arising due to a rapid development of the natural sciences, creation of powerful means of destruction and the use of ancient, military methods of resolving conflicts, is considered. Let's Save the Future.
- This Possible Future Global Catastrophes www
This survey considers earthquake, Future Global Catastrophes, pandemic, alien aggression, interplanetary impact, supernova, ice age, nuclear catastrophe, bioterror, and nanotech robot aggression. Possible Future Global Catastrophes.
- A Exit Mundi www
A variety of apocalypses: meteors, Mundi, black holes, technological disasters, weird physical phenomena, religious writings, robots, and aliens. Exit Mundi.
- Hurricanes, Epic Disasters www
Hurricanes, Disasters, earthquakes, floods, eruptions, tornadoes, disease and mining. Epic Disasters.
- Official Disaster City www
Official reports, City, news articles, and photos of manmade disasters, including airline crashes and military mishaps. Disaster City.
- Thoughts Musing on Beginning and End www
Thoughts on the enormity of the cosmos and the life cycle of civilizations, Beginning and End, including our own. Musing on Beginning and End.
- Subtitled Beyond the Holocaust - Survival or Extinction? www
Subtitled "A survival manual for humanity", the Holocaust - Survival or Extinction?, this online book attempts to summarise problems threatening humanity's very survival, their causes and possible solutions to them. Beyond the Holocaust - Survival or Extinction?.
- Assembled Earth Impact Database www
Assembled since 1985 by researchers at the Geological Survey of Canada (a division of Natural Resources Canada), Impact Database, this site also includes an article on impact cratering, a FAQ, and images. Earth Impact Database.
- The Revelation 13: Could an Asteroid or Comet Hit Earth? www
The prophecies of the Bible and Nostradamus predict that an asteroid or comet could hit earth. 13: Could an Asteroid or Comet Hit Earth?. Revelation 13: Could an Asteroid or Comet Hit Earth?.
- An Ridding the World of Nuclear Weapons www
An editorial from the Bulletin for the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons with several suggestions on achieving a successful and bona-fide abolition. Ridding the World of Nuclear Weapons.
- Work Publications of Alan Robock on Nuclear Winter www
Work addressed the problem of nuclear winter, Alan Robock on Nuclear Winter, the climatic effects of nuclear war, and demonstrating long-term (several year) effects with a computer model. Publications of Alan Robock on Nuclear Winter.
- A The Future of Humanity www
A transcript of a lecture given by Dr. Future of Humanity. Isaac Asimov at Newark College of Engineering. The Future of Humanity.
- An Forecast Puts Earth's Future Under a Cloud www
An overview of scientists' predictions of the impact of global temperatures rise on climate change. Puts Earth's Future Under a Cloud. Guardian, Science. Forecast Puts Earth's Future Under a Cloud.
- The Supervolcanoes could trigger global freeze [BBC News] www
The threat of climate change caused by human activity could turn out to be a minor problem by comparison with a scarcely acknowledged natural hazard. could trigger global freeze [BBC News]. Geologists say there is a real risk that sooner or later a supervolcano will erupt with devastating force, sending temperatures plunging on a hemispheric or even global scale. A report by the BBC Two programme Horizon on one supervolcano, at Yellowstone national park in the US, says it is overdue for an eruption. Supervolcanoes could trigger global freeze [BBC News].
- It Horizon - Supervolcanoes www
It is little known that lying underneath one of America's areas of outstanding natural beauty - Yellowstone Park - is one of the largest supervolcanoes in the world. Supervolcanoes. The impact of a Yellowstone eruption is terrifying to comprehend - huge areas of the USA would be destroyed, the US economy would probably collapse, and thousands might die. Horizon - Supervolcanoes.
- On-line Leadership, Ethics, and Command Central: Future Studies, Future Conflict Studies www
On-line resources for integrating the tools of futures studies with conflict and defense studies for officer training: extensive links focused on the future of war, Ethics, and Command Central: Future Studies, Future Conflict Studies, conflict, and military technology, as well as general futures methods. Leadership, Ethics, and Command Central: Future Studies, Future Conflict Studies.
- Futuristic The Future is Yours www
Futuristic site on global ethics, Future is Yours, Earth Charter, the future of science and religion, the purpose of life. The Future is Yours.
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