Don’t panic, we’ve got it covered
Good news at last. While we deal with the credit crises, the food crises, the oil crises and whatever new crisis turns up next week we can rest secure in the knowledge that humanity is not about to be wiped out. That’s according to researchers meeting in Oxford to survey the catastrophic events that might consign humans to history. Discounting climate change which is happening too slowly to qualify as a catastrophic event, the gathering concluded that, for now at least, our continued existence is not in question.