Doomsday Clock: 2 Minutes To Midnight Before Apocalypse

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists moved the symbolic Doomsday Clock one step closer to the end of humanity on Thursday, moving it forward by 30 seconds after what the organization called a “grim assessment” of the state of our geopolitical situation. “As of today,” Bulletin president Rachel Bronson said to reporters, “it is two minutes to midnight” — as close as the world has ever been to the hour of apocalypse. The organization (which has 15 Nobel laureates on its board) cited “the failure of President Trump and other world leaders to deal with looming threats of nuclear war and climate change.”...

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