11 Jan '12, 2am

'Doomsday' clock ticks one minute closer to midnight on nuclear, climate fears

'Doomsday' clock ticks one minute closer to midnight on nuclear, climate fears

A depiction of the Doomsday Clock is removed following an announcement by the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists (BAS) announcing that it has moved the hands to five minutes to midnight, up one minute from two years ago, at the American Association for the Advancement in Washington, DC, on Jan 10, 2012. -- PHOTO: AFP WASHINGTON (AFP) - Global uncertainty on how to deal with the threats of nuclear weapons and climate change have forced the 'Doomsday clock' one minute closer to midnight, leading international scientists said on Tuesday. 'It is now five minutes to midnight,' said Allison Macfarlan, chair of the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, which created the Doomsday clock in 1947 as a barometer of how close the world is to an apocalyptic end. The last decision by the group, which includes a host of Nobel Prize winning scientists, moved the clock a minute further away from midnig...

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