The end of the world is (almost) nigh: Scientists predict that all life will be wiped off our planet in less than a billion years
- Astrobiologist Jack O’Malley-James says the sun will get hotter and hotter causing greater evaporation which will reduce carbon dioxide levels
- This will mean there is eventually too little CO2 for plants to survive
- When they die out, herbivores will also die out, followed by carnivores
- Microbes will then be all that remains until another billion years later when the seas will also dry out meaning very little life will remain
Emma Innes — Daily Mail (UK) — July 2, 2013
All animals and plants will vanish from the Earth within the next billion years, a new study suggests.
Ironically Armageddon is going to arrive as a result of too little, rather than too much, carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.
Currently experts are trying to find…
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