Citing climate change and nuclear weapons, scientists update Doomsday Clock

Eric Krupke

Scientists moved the hands on the Doomsday Clock two minutes closer to midnight on Thursday. The clock now stands at three minutes to apocalypse.

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (BAS) created the clock in 1947, following the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki by the U.S., as a way of bringing awareness to nuclear proliferation. Midnight signifies what the BAS sees as a global catastrophe.

The move yesterday was a response to the impending dangers of climate change and nuclear weapons.

β€œIn 2015, unchecked climate change, global nuclear weapons modernizations and outsized nuclear weapons arsenals pose extraordinary and undeniable threats to the continued existence of humanity,” a statement released by the BAS on Monday said.

The last move the clock made was in 2012, from six to five minutes to midnight, again for climate change and nuclear proliferation. This is the closest to midnight the clock has been…

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