Why the Doomsday Clock matters

17iw52st2apzvjpgOver the last 68 years, the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists has reset the minute hand on the Doomsday Clock 21 times, most recently this year when it was moved from five minutes to midnight to three. On January 26, the Bulletin dominated the news cycle and generated a global conversation about the world’s most intractable problems: nuclear security, climate change, and emerging technologies. The 2016 Clock setting was released along with a powerful Clock statement that detailed the underlying factors that drove the setting decision.

Read about the Doomsday Clock in the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists

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