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Scientists Move Doomsday Clock Closer to Midnight

Unchecked climate change and modernized nuclear arsenals prompted the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists to move the minute hand of the symbolic Doomsday Clock forward two minutes. It now stands at three minutes to midnight, reflecting the group's assessment of the current threats to humanity and the planet. This is the first adjustment of the clock in three years. Since it was created in 1947 by scientists who helped develop the first atomic weapons, the minute hand of the clock has been...

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