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The ‘Doomsday Clock’ has jumped closer to midnight than ever as nuclear weapons and climate disasters turn the world into a ‘pressure cooker’

The Doomsday Clock is now 100 seconds to midnight, closer than ever in its 73-year history. The researchers behind the clock cited increasing tensions between nuclear-armed nations, the climate crisis, the spread of misinformation, and inaction from world leaders to confront these threats. “We have indeed normalized a very dangerous […]
The ‘Doomsday Clock’ has jumped closer to midnight than ever as nuclear weapons and climate disasters turn the world into a ‘pressure cooker’
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24 times the Doomsday Clock moved

The Doomsday Clock debuted as a graphic on the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists in 1947, and gained popularity worldwide as a symbol marking the threat of an impending nuclear apocalypse. It’s now a symbol measuring how close humanity is to total destruction (per various causes). The closer the clock […]
24 times the Doomsday Clock moved