We Don't Have To Worry About Asteroids Now That The UN Is On The Case

[T]the United Nations is forming an ‘International Asteroid Warning Group,’ on the advice of an association of former astronauts, to share data about threatening asteroids. In a set of forthcoming recommendations, the Association of Space Explorers (ASE) will loosely outline the emergency steps that the UN’s longstanding Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space must take if the asteroid warning group identifies an extinction-level space rock on a collision course with Earth.”