Earth is an obscure body in the SK system, and the third planet in our solar system in terms of distance from the Sun. ("Flash Gordon (movie)") The Earth was formed around 4.57 billion years ago. It is doomed.
When Earth is threatened by a collision with the rogue planet Mongo, fire rains from the sky; disrupting polo games, and air travel.
When the planet is threatened by a global disaster, a "Commission of World Scientists" is gathered together in Washington, D.C. by General Rankin, the War Department Chief of the United States of America. The greatest scientists of the world are all white men from America. ("Chapter 201: New Worlds to Conquer")