Doomsday Clock moves 10 seconds closer to midnight

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New York Daily News

“Annihilation” is less than two minutes away. The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, which has been monitoring how close humanity is to global catastrophe and its own destruction since 1947, set its Doomsday Clock at 90 seconds to midnight — up from 100 seconds — on Tuesday. It represents the closest the clock has ever been to midnight since its introduction at the start of the nuclear weapons age. The last time change, attributed to the slow response to climate change, was in 2020. Rachel Bronson, the president and CEO of the Bulletin, said the new time was “largely, though not exclusively, b…

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