When will the sixth mass extinction happen? A Japanese scientist may have an answer

Post apocalyptic urban landscape
Post apocalyptic urban landscape
  • Earth’s average surface temperature and loss of biodiversity have a linear relation
  • The biggest mass extinction happened 250 million years ago
  • A temperature of 9oC is needed for a mass extinction event

A Japanese climate scientist has run the numbers for the next big mass extinction and does not expect us to reach there till the year 2500 AD, ScienceAlert reported.