Experts Say

No Surprise: Scientists Have Moved the Doomsday Clock Closer to Midnight

January 25, 2018
By William Lambers

It's getting closer to midnight and the horrific possibility of nuclear war. The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists just moved the Doomsday Clock forward two minutes to the dreaded witching hour. The North Korean nuclear standoff and the lack of global progress toward disarmament has increased the alarm. President Trump has not helped either with his reckless tweets and threats to "totally destroy North Korea."Beatrice Fihn of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) warns, "The actions and policies of the nuclear-armed states are winding the Doomsday Clock towards midnight.
Share |

Back to top

Terms of Use