‘Doomsday Clock’ moves closer to midnight amid Ukraine war

The clock with the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists is placed ahead of the announcement of the location of the minute hand on its Doomsday Clock, indicating what world developments mean for the perceived likelihood of nuclear catastrophe, at the National Press Club in Washington, U.S., January 24, 2023. The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists on Tuesday set its symbolic “Doomsday Clock” closer to midnight than ever before, noting threats of nuclear war, disease and climate volatility had been exacerbated by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

The time on the clock was moved to 90 seconds to midnight for 2023. Midnight […]

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