extinction

The Burning Earth

It is time not only to think the unthinkable, but to speak it: that the world economy, civilisation, and maybe our very survival as a species are on the line. And it is past time to act.

Has the Collapse of Civilization already begun?

“It is now too late to stop a future collapse of our societies because of climate change.” These words are from a paper presented to the European Commission in Brussels, earlier this year. In the age of climate chaos, the collapse of civilization has moved from being a fringe, taboo issue to a mainstream concern. As the world reels under each fresh outbreak of crisis, the question of how bad things might get, and how soon, has become increasingly urgent.

Researchers warn: 1 in 20 risk 'climate may wipe out humanity'

Researchers at the US Scripps Institute have issued a warning that there is a 1-in-20 chance of temperature rises due to climate change causing the extinction of the human population. 

Can we save human civilization?

Julian Cribb in a hard-hitting interview with the Collapse Chronicles on the future of humanity and our chances of heading off what many now think is a looming catastrophe.

Losing Earth

When we had all the warnings at our fingertips, in 1979, we could have acted to save ourselves. But we didn't. And now it may be too late.The NYTimes reports 

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - extinction

ANUAustralia21The Commission is administered by an Independent Board and the website is managed by two board members Julian Cribb and Bob Douglas with assistance from website developer Darryl Seto. The commission grew out of initiatives by The Australian National University and Australia21.

Please select this link to see further details about the Board.