NASA-Backed Study Says Humanity Is Pretty Much Screwed (Updated)Robert Sorokanich3/15/14 7:00pm37332EditPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalinkHope you've enjoyed civilized life, folks. Because a new study sponsored by NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center says the world's industrial societies are poised to collapse under the weight of their own unsustainable appetites for resources. There goes the weekend . . . and everything after it for the rest of our lives.