en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Global_catastrophic_risk

A global catastrophic risk is a hypothetical future event which could damage human well-being ... Similarly, in Catastrophe: Risk and Response, Richard Posner singles out and groups together events that bring .... on the amount of pollution the Earth can carry" and “threatens the continuing survival of human societies”.

adventure.howstuffworks.com/10-possible-future-disasters.htm

Could a massive quake threaten global disaster in the future? ... The line that divides an incident from a disaster is defined by a society's preparedness and ...

www.sciencenews.org/article/big-ones-points-past-disasters-help-us-prepare-future

Mar 25, 2018 ... I wrote about disasters that were big enough to imperil the nature of society. Look at the Laki eruption. The country of Iceland completely ...

theconversation.com/five-global-catastrophes-that-could-happen-tomorrow-48420

Oct 1, 2015 ... ... in today's technology-reliant society, it could knock out many satellite systems, ... We can only hope that the same can be said for the future.

www.brookings.edu/on-the-record/natural-disasters-conflict-and-human-rights-tracing-the-connections

Responding to natural disasters has traditionally been seen as a compassionate ... Because the definition of a natural disaster is linked to the society's response ...

www.nap.edu/read/1840/chapter/2

Read chapter Executive Summary: Initial priorities for U.S. participation in the International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction, declared by the Unit...

www.nap.edu/read/1840/chapter/6

Read chapter 4. Mitigation: Initial priorities for U.S. participation in the International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction, declared by the United N...

oxfordre.com/naturalhazardscience/view/10.1093/acrefore/9780199389407.001.0001/acrefore-9780199389407-e-12

Disaster planners and coordinators are resource managers, and in the future, they ... but to release hardened criminals into society may pose risks to the general ...

psmag.com/environment/the-earth-is-humming

Jun 22, 2018 ... Bradley takes viewers inside the Ikebukuro Disaster Education ... A week after the twin catastrophes, millions of people were still without fresh .... Research shows that it's hard to get people to worry about future disasters.