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The Doomsday Clock 'only 90 seconds to midnight'

2023-01-24T18:38:47.268Z

The world is closer to Armageddon. The Doomsday Clock is only 90 seconds to midnight, or from catastrophe. (HANDLE)



The world has never been so close to Armageddon.

The Apocalypse Clock ticks only 90 seconds to midnight, or catastrophe.

With the war in Ukraine and fears of a nuclear tragedy heightened, the hands of the 'Doomsday Clock' were moved forward this year from 100 seconds in 2022, signaling the approaching day of doomsday for humanity .

"We live in a time of unprecedented danger, and the Doomsday Clock reflects this reality," explained Rachel Bronson, the number one of the Bulletin of the

Atomic Scientists, the organization that annually takes the pulse of the dangers of a holocaust nuclear and beyond

.

The approach of Armageddon is due "in large part, but not only, to Russia's invasion of Ukraine and the growing risk of a nuclear escalation," wrote the scientists, who this year for the first Once they released the press release with their decision also in Russian and Ukrainian in an attempt to get the warning to the most interested capitals.

"The US government, its NATO allies and Ukraine have multiple channels of dialogue. We ask leaders to explore them"

so we can move the clock back and push the end away, Bronson added.

The Doomsday Clock "sounds the alarm for all of humanity.

We are on the edge of the precipice but our leaders are not acting fast enough to ensure a peaceful and livable planet

," denounced the former high commissioner of the UN human rights advocate Mary Robinson.

She was echoed by former UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon:

"We are close to midnight and this shows how the world has become more dangerous in the wake of the pandemic, the climate and Russia's scandalous war in Ukraine"


The Doomsday Clock: 'Only 90 seconds to midnight'

Source: ansa

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