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It is now two and a half minutes to midnight | Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

GarryRogers Nature Conservation

nagasaki-nuclear-explosion-photo-by-charles-levy-from-one-of-the-b29-superfortresses Nagasaki nuclear explosion photo by Charles Levy from one of the B29 Superfortresses

GR:  A group of concerned scientists created the Doomsday Clock at the end of World War II. The goal was to use best estimates of global conditions to create a visual display of the nuclear danger. Now, however scientists consider climate change as well as nuclear war as the most pressing threats to our survival. In 2010, after the hopeful conclusion to the Copenhagen Climate-Change Conference, the Clock was at six minutes to midnight. However, nuclear developments in North Korea and continuing tension in southern Asia moved the Clock to five minutes until midnight in 2012. The nuclear situation has not improved and the climate situation is worse. Today the Clock is at two and one-half minutes until midnight.

climate-change-globe Climate Change Catastrophe Image by Geralt

I included a link to an informative slide show at the end…

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January 26, 2017 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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