Tag: Doomsday Clock
President-elect Joe Biden is not vowing to end wars, but instead to “strengthen” U.S. global power and interventions. One can only shudder at the pernicious prospect of more American wars, mass killing and destruction.
But today, the leaders of the West have totally repressed the dangers of thermonuclear Armageddon.
The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists is wrong to keep the hands of the Doomsday Clock stuck at two minutes to midnight. The situation is far more grave than its assessed “new abnormal” would suggest. The world is on the edge of the nuclear abyss. It’s one minute before midnight, and we are acting as if we still have time. We don’t.
An H Bomb first strike will create firestorms and smoke that ends most human life. This is a fact ignored by military planners and by the Trump administration which doesn’t believe in climate science.