All publications - existential risk

Biotechnology and the lifetime of technical civilizations

2019

Sotos J.G. (2019) Biotechnology and the lifetime of technical civilizations, in International Journal of Astrobiology [volume not available], 1-10.

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Adaptation to and recovery from global catastrophe

2013

Maher Jr. T.M., Baum S.D. (2013) Adaptation to and recovery from global catastrophe, in Sustainability (Switzerland) 5, 461-1479.

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The existential threat of antimicrobial resistance

2019

Popescu S. (2019) The existential threat of antimicrobial resistance, in Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 75, 286-289.

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The far future argument for confronting catastrophic threats to humanity: Practical significance and alternatives

2015

Baum S.D. (2015) The far future argument for confronting catastrophic threats to humanity: Practical significance and alternatives, in Futures 72, 86-96.

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Planet doom: Nine scenarios for imminent apocalypse-only one is global warming

2010

Plumer B. (2010) Planet doom: Nine scenarios for imminent apocalypse-only one is global warming, in New Republic 241.0, 23-25.

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Characteristics of Microbes Most Likely to Cause Pandemics and Global Catastrophes

2019

Adalja A.A., Watson M., Cicero A., Toner E.S., Inglesby T.V. (2019) Characteristics of Microbes Most Likely to Cause Pandemics and Global Catastrophes, in Current topics in microbiology and immunology 424, 1-20.

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Doomsday scenario

2003

Pearce F. (2003) Doomsday scenario, in New Scientist 180, 40-43.

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Existential risk assessment: A reply to Baum

2020

Rowe T., Fox J., Beard S. (2020) Existential risk assessment: A reply to Baum, in Futures 122, [pages not available].

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Extraterrestrial impact events: The record in the rocks and the stratigraphic column

1997

Grieve R.A.F. (1997) Extraterrestrial impact events: The record in the rocks and the stratigraphic column, in Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 132, 5-23.

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How feasible is the rapid development of artificial superintelligence?

2017

Sotala K. (2017) How feasible is the rapid development of artificial superintelligence?, in Physica Scripta 92, [pages not available].

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