Scientists say the Earth could be catastrophically damaged by large volcanic eruptions within the next 80 years.
Experts at the European Science Foundation are concerned that Yellowstone could blow in as little in 70 years as volcanic activity is at its highest it has been in 300 years.
The “Extreme Geo-hazards: Reducing the Disaster Risk and Increasing Resilience,” says global government’s preparations for volcanic eruptions that could happen are non-existent.
The report reads, “Although in the last few decades earthquakes have been the main cause of fatalities and damage, the main global risk is large volcanic eruptions that are less frequent but far more impactfull than the largest earthquakes.
“Due to their far-reaching effects on climate, food security, transportation, and supply chains, these events have the potential to trigger global disaster and catastrophe.
“The cost of response and the ability to respond to these events is beyond the financial and political capabilities of any individual country.”