While I was writing The Millennium Myth (1995), I got tired of recording dates for all the predictions of when the world was supposed to end. Doomsday was regularly announced as imminent, but the doomsayers didn’t know what they were talking about.
But by 2017 something uncanny had happened. It now appears that there are several global trends, all gaining momentum, which clearly point to a coming disaster of unprecedented proportions. All these trends are the result of what human beings have done, are, as they say, anthropogenic.