Book Review: Megacatastrophes – WSJ.com

January 23, 2013  Nine Strange Ways the World Could End:  In “Megacatastrophes!: Nine Strange Ways the World Could End,” David Darling and Dirk Schulze-Makuch offer a much more impressive list of lethal possibilities, which they score on a “Catastrophometer,” giving points for probability and potential loss of life. The top of the scale is 10: absolutely certain extinction of the entire species. Fortunately, none of the authors’ scenarios is quite that bad yetPictured below, the massive 17,797 foot Popocatepetl Volcano looms over Mexico City and threatens over 20 million people; should this “monster” explode.

 “Megacatastrophes!” reminds us that the air of reassuring omnipotence that our leaders like to project is mere illusion. We’re always dancing on the edge of a volcano, in a universe not built to human scale

Click the link below for the complete story on the many “Megacatastrophes” that exist in today’s world.

The Master of Disaster

Book Review: Megacatastrophes – WSJ.com.

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