2 minutes from GLOBAL APOCALYPSE
Experts warn „World will be just 1 minute from GLOBAL APOCALYPSE“! This week on 25th of january ‘Doomsday Clock’ warning moved forward from 2.5 to 2 minute to 12
The Bulletin’s clock is not a gauge to register the ups and downs of the international power struggle; it is intended to reflect basic changes in the level of continuous danger in which mankind lives in the nuclear age…
Eugene Rabinowitch, co-founder of the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists,
as quoted in „The Doomsday Clock“,
in The Southeast Missourian (22 February 1984)
The symbolic clock has, according to wikipedia, been set backward and forward 22 times since then, the smallest-ever number of minutes to midnight being two (in 1953 and 2018) and the largest seventeen (in 1991). As of January 2018, the Clock is set at two minutes to midnight, due to
- global threat of nuclear war,
- the United States not being involved in world leadership roles, and
- climate change.
This setting is the Clock’s joint-closest approach to midnight since its introduction, only matched by that of 1953.
– as expected by friedensnews.at.
THE world will be just one minute from a global apocalypse this week when a new “Doomsday Clock” warning is issued, an expert has predicted, says Tom Fish in an article published in the Daily Star on 21st January 2018.
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COUNTDOWN TO CATASTROPHE: The Doomsday Clock is ticking down
With tensions spiking over a nuclear-capable North Korea, Donald Trump in the White House, India and Pakistan at odds and Vladimir Putin set to remain in power in Russia, the world continues to teeter on the brink of Armageddon.
The Doomsday Clock is a design that warns the public about how close we are to destroying our world, and is set by a board consisting of scientists and other experts.
The clock design conveys the sense of urgency to get nuclear weapons under control.
It stood at a frightening two and a half minutes to midnight since january 2017
World after an atomic war
The Bulletin’s bimonthly Journal is a forum of leading experts on risks of nuclear war. It can be found in over 15,000 leading universities and institutions worldwide. It is published in partnership with the Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, one of the world’s leading publishers of scholarly journals, books, ebooks, and reference works. First published in November 1945 as a 6-page black and white bulletin, the magazine has twice received the National Magazine Award, and is widely regarded as an authoritative source that brings the best scientific and policy thinking to solving the globe’s most challenging problems.