Doomsday clock panel welcomes Biden win but keeps hands at ‘100 seconds to midnight’

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Doomsday clock

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Media Type: Article - Recent

Date of Publication: January 27

Year of Publication: 2021

Publication City: London, UK

Publisher: Guardian News & Media Limited

Author(s): Julian Borger

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The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists’ measure of the world’s vulnerability to catastrophe, remains at 100 seconds to minute.

The election of Joe Biden could be a step towards a “safer and saner world” but the planet remains dangerously close to nuclear and climate change catastrophe, at “100 seconds to midnight” according to a panel of top scientists.

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists announced that the hands of its “Doomsday Clock”, a measure of the “world’s vulnerability to catastrophe”, had not moved since last year.

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