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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Disaster

A disaster is a serious disruption, occurring over a relatively short time, of the functioning of a community or a society involving widespread human, material, ...

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 .... In 2009, the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) hosted a conference to discuss ...

listverse.com/2015/05/25/10-major-natural-disasters-predicted-in-the-near-future

May 25, 2015 ... Every year brings new hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, and other natural disasters to the world. Although some areas are impacted more ...

www.theverge.com/2018/5/26/17321100/the-big-ones-natural-disasters-lucy-jones-earthquakes-hurricanes-volcanoes-floods

May 26, 2018 ... “What's at risk in disasters is not our individual lives, it's the future of our ... Dr. Lucy Jones Center for Science and Society, which aims to boost ...

www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2212094715300347

Trends in weather related disasters – Consequences for insurers and society ..... related loss events will continue in the future as climate change will proceed.

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.nap.edu/read/1840/chapter/5

A Safer Future: Reducing the Impacts of Natural Disasters (1991) .... such as Sigma Delta Chi and the Radio-Television News Directors Association, should be ...

www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131113105705.htm

Nov 13, 2013 ... Nobody can predict the future, of course -- but we can learn from the past. ... about how natural disasters influence society at many different levels.

www.thenation.com/article/are-disaster-movies-predicting-our-future

Oct 8, 2015 ... The latest IPCC report suggests that sudden climate catastrophes with ... irreversible changes with profound implications for human societies.