The United Kingdom government
study by a Near Earth Objects Task Force (September
18, 2000) recommends that action be taken to deal
with the potential risk posed by collision of
the Earth with NEOs. Following is a summary; full
text can be found at http://www.nearearthobjects.co.uk
United Kingdom Government response
to the Report of the Task Force on Potentially
Hazardous Near Earth Objects, February 24, 2001.
Debate in the United Kingdom
House of Lords concerning the potential risk of
NEO impacts, March 8, 2001, commenting on the
Task Force study and the Government response.