Scenario Timeline: Global Economic Collapse Scenario Timeline
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Global Economic Collapse (Scenario)
Main Article: Stock Market Collapse of 2016
This scenario portrays a series of events that may occur if the United States' debt ceiling
is not risen enough in time leading to the United States having to reassess their national
Most of the world's stock markets collapse into a depression worse than the Great Depression.
Most of the world's nuclear countries now cannot afford to maintain their nuclear power plants;
leading to the widespread construction and use of coal burning power plants.
However some countries have retained their developed status due to
natural resources, commodities, and intellectual ability.
Some of these countries include:
- Saudi Arabia
- United Arab Emirates
- South Korea
- New Zealand
Sea Level Rise and Mass Exodus
Main Article: Coastal Flooding Mass Exoduses
The increase of coal powered plants greatly accelerates the speed of man-made global warming.
This increases the speed at which polar ice caps melt 100 times faster than current future projections
(2014: ~ approx. 6m - 10m sea level rise per century). This leads the entire world
into crisis where many countries come together to form several larger countries within
the next 20 years. The heavily increased sea level rise also drives many people into a panic
and form a large exodus inland and northward. Most of the remaining developed countries
after the result from the global economic collapse are overwhelmed with immigrants due
to this mass exodus. Thousands of coastline cities are left almost completely abandoned.
Main Article: Flood Exodus Immigrants
Masses upon masses of immigrants are rejected by most of the developed countries except for Russia
enough high land and large enough of area to tolerate many of the immigrants. Almost 2 billion die from
famine, floods, extreme weather, and widespread disease. After almost 50 years after the economic
collapse, the world has started to rebuild and recover from effects of both economic collapse and heavy sea