Since the dawn of time, we’ve been fascinated with our own demise. The flawed Mayan calender, to the Christian Rapture to the off-beat predictions of Nostradamus. Whilst their doomsday scenarios and timings have been wrong (so far) they do all agree in one key area. It’s just a matter of time until human cease to inhabit earth.
But just how long? And what grand event would need to happen for the end of humanity as know it? The truth is, it won’t be an act of God, but it might just be an asteroid, an explosive super volcano, the onset of nuclear war, a worldwide epidemic, the inevitably of global warming, or even an alien attack which sees us annihilated and reduced to space dust.
The following infographic looks at not only the potential threats that lay ahead of us, but also just how close they are to becoming a reality.
Sufficie to say we’re safe……..for now at least.