As of now, there is no evidence or scientific consensus that the end of the world is near. However, the at the journal Futures, experts have denoted the top 6 threats to the survival of humanity. Let's check out these possibilities.
The 6 greatest threat to the survival of humanity
The risk of nuclear war, either by accident or intentional use, remains a grave threat to humanity. In addition, advancements in biotechnology and artificial intelligence could make it easier for individuals or groups to create deadly viruses or other weapons of mass destruction.
Rising temperatures, sea level rise, and extreme weather events caused by human activity, such as burning fossil fuels and deforestation, are already impacting ecosystems and communities around the world. If unchecked, these changes could lead to mass extinctions, food and water scarcity, and displacement of millions of people.
Recent events such as the COVID-19 pandemic have highlighted the vulnerability of our global health systems to rapidly spreading diseases. A pandemic caused by a highly contagious and deadly virus could lead to massive loss of life and societal disruption.