Stephen Hawking: Humankind is the greatest threat to Earth
“Physicist Stephen Hawking says pollution coupled with human greed and stupidity are still the biggest threats to humankind. During an interview on Larry King Now, the science superstar told King that in the six years since he’s spoken with the talk show host people haven’t cleaned up their act.
‘We certainly have not become less greedy or less stupid,’ Hawking said. ‘The population has grown by half a billion since our last meeting, with no end in sight. At this rate, it will be eleven billion by 2100.’ “