Just when you thought you'd survived the fears raised by the end of the Mayan calendar, eminent Stanford University scientists Paul and Anne Ehrlich have issued a report titled "Can a Collapse of Global Civilization be Avoided?" in the Jan. 8, 2013 issue ofProceedings of the Royal Society, Biological Sciences division, revealing that "global collapse appears likely."
The reason? "Overpopulation, overconsumption by the rich, and poor choices of technologies are the major drivers."
Is there no way of saving ourselves? "Dramatic cultural change provides the main hope of averting calamity."
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