The End: How Much is Left?

Monday, August 23, 2010

Is it the end of the world as we know it? This year, we’ve seen terrible flooding, glaciers melting, and deep oil wells breaking. In light of these catastrophic events, we're launching a series this week about whether our modern age is coming to an end along with our friends at Scientific American.

For the first installment of the series, we talk with Michael Moyer, staff editor for Scientific American, about the world's dwindling resources. He recently wrote about this in his article, "How Much is Left?"


Michael Moyer

Produced by:

Jen Poyant

Comments [2]

Nate C from 29 palms, CA

I think humanity itself is overpopulated on the earth and the planet doesn't have the reasource requirements to sustain the this many people and their food and energy needs. So call me pessimistic but I think modern society may need to collapse, a second dark ages set in, and the human population drastically reduced to more manageable numbers so the planet can step back and catch its breathe. Now I'm not saying "lets go kill half the earths population" but just that a doomsday scenario might be better for humanity in the long run. Think about this on a positive note after the new dark ages could set in a second Renaissance and enlightenment era if history does indeed repeat itself.

Aug. 23 2010 04:03 PM
Bob Jacobson from Vancouver

The Bible says that only the Lord knows when the world will end. However, many Christians, including myself, think that the Lord Jesus Christ will return soon. It is important to turn to Jesus and accept His love and forgiveness while there is still time

Aug. 23 2010 12:06 PM

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