Doomsday Clock

Chernobyl alert and the doomsday clock

Like the mythical Phoenix, Chernobyl rises from the ashes. A recent… “Surge in fission reactions in an inaccessible chamber within the complex” is alarming scientists that monitor the ruins of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine. (Source: Nuclear Reactions…

This Is Your Covid-19 Wake-Up Call: It Is 100 Seconds to Midnight

Ineffectual Response to Pandemic Seen As Evidence of Government, Institutions and Public Lack of Readiness to Deal with Threats of Nuclear Weapons and Climate Change. The COVID-19 pandemic will end up killing well over two million people around the globe.…

The Final 100 Seconds

THE DOOMSDAY CLOCK (Courtesy of The Globe and Mail) Never before this year 2020 has the world-famous Doomsday Clock registered only “100 seconds-to-midnight.” According to the Science & Security Board, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, since WWII, the world has…

‘Two Suns in the Sunset’ re-released as nuclear arms race heats up

From the UNFOLD Zero Newsletter. In January this year the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists set the ‘Doomsday Clock‘ at 100 seconds to Midnight, indicating that the world was inching closer than ever to a cataclysmic disaster from climate change or…

Facing Two Pandemics: Coronavirus and Global Capital

On Sunday, Time magazine published a brilliant article, “In the Battle Against Coronavirus, Humanity Lacks Leadership” by Yuval Noah Harari. It’s a must-read piece that gives us an overview of pandemics throughout human history and shows the progress we have…

The Real Lesson of Afghanistan Is That Regime Change Does Not Work

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J S Davies The trove of U.S. “Lessons Learned” documents on Afghanistan published by the Washington Post portrays, in excruciating detail, the anatomy of a failed policy, scandalously hidden from the public for 18 years.…

An Open Letter To The People Of Japan From Concerned Peace Organizations and Citizens of The United States

—In observance of the 74th Anniversary of the Atomic Bombings of Japan— We, the undersigned, representing a coalition of concerned peace organizations and citizens of the United States are advocating for abolition of nuclear weapons globally. We are gathering here,…

00:00:10 Seconds To Midnight

By Jim Miles I have lived my whole life under the notifications of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists and their Doomsday Clock. It is currently set a two minutes to midnight after many years of variance, some as far…

It is now 2 minutes to midnight!

We republish the press statement, released on the 25th of January, 2018 from the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists. Citing growing nuclear risks and unchecked climate dangers, the iconic Doomsday Clock is now 30 seconds closer to midnight, the closest to…

It is now two and a half minutes to midnight

By the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists. It is now two and a half minutes to midnight. For the first time in the 70-year history of the Doomsday Clock, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists’ Science and Security Board has moved…

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