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Over billions of years, our planet has developed into an intricate ecosystem, capable of sustaining life. 

But what would the outcome be if we were confronted by scenarios of apocalyptic proportions? 

Aftermath examines how we would cope in the event of various natural and man-made happenings on an epic scale. 

Imagining extreme scenarios, this four-part series looks at how the entire world would prepare for the end of time.


  • Aftermath: Population Overload
    If the world's population doubled overnight, how would we cope with the demand for water, power and food? And would there be enough for everyone?
  • Aftermath: World Without Oil
    We are dependent on oil for manufacturing, driving and flying. But what would happen if the world's supply of oil suddenly ran out?
  • Aftermath: When The Earth Stops Spinning
    If the world stopped spinning, half of the planet would be in constant darkness, and oceans would flood most of our cities. How would we survive?
  • Aftermath: Betrayed By The Sun
    What will happen to our planet as the sun ages? Could our planet cope with the sun as it grows in size and intensity?