"Imagine if hundreds of years from now, scientists excavated theabandoned ruins of some of our largest cities, what conclusions you reach?
It happened to the Romans, the Anasazi and the Maya, and, inevitably, one day our own modern civilization will fall too. In this special two hours to discover how a future civilization might be confused why the population of these cities once a great soon abandon its technology and architecture, and turn their homes into ghost towns. Some experts believe there is a very real risk that this could happen, and the collapse of the world as we know it is closer than we think.
An examination of the parallels between cultures separated by hundreds of years, exploring whether the key to preventing a global collapse of today could be on the lookout for renewable alternatives to our energy supply and sustainable resource depletion. Can we learn from past mistakes before it’s too late"