Russia-Ukraine War pushes ‘Doomsday Clock’ closest point to midnight in history, scientists say

The ongoing war between Ukraine and Russia has pushed the “Doomsday Clock” up to just 90 seconds before midnight – the closest point to cataclysm in history.

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists , which unveiled the updated clock on Tuesday, said the Russia-Ukraine War has played a crucial role in upending global stability. “Russia’s thinly veiled threats to use nuclear weapons remind the world that escalation of the conflict – by accident, intention, or miscalculation – is a terrible risk,” the Bulletin said in a statement that “the possibility that the conflict could spin out of anyone’s control remains […]

Continue reading on