Update your planners: Human extinction now delayed until 2050

Update your planners: Human extinction now delayed until 2050

[Ed. – Will I have to go through an entire year of MS Office informing me this event is “All Day” for 365 days that year?  At least we seem to have bought a couple of decades beyond the earlier Ocasio-Cortez prediction of ca. 2030.]

A harrowing scenario analysis of how human civilization might collapse in coming decades due to climate change has been endorsed by a former Australian defense chief and senior royal navy commander.

The analysis, published by the Breakthrough National Centre for Climate Restoration, a think-tank in Melbourne, Australia, describes climate change as “a near- to mid-term existential threat to human civilization” and sets out a plausible scenario of where business-as-usual could lead over the next 30 years.

The paper argues that the potentially “extremely serious outcomes” of climate-related security threats are often far more probable than conventionally assumed, but almost impossible to quantify because they “fall outside the human experience of the last thousand years.”

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