Approaching Midnight: the Nuclear Threat, Then and Now Last week, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists moved its "Doomsday Clock" from "two minutes to 100 seconds to midnight." Said the Bulletin: "The iconic Doomsday Clock symbolizing the gravest perils facing humankind is now closer to midnight than at any point since its creation in 1947...Humanity continues to face two … [Read more...] about 100 seconds to Midnight
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Today, as before, it is mostly the nuclear-weapon states driving the geopolitics and technologies that underpin this increasing threat. The danger of the current moment is captured clearly in recent remarks by United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres: “Relations between nuclear-armed states are mired in mistrust. Dangerous rhetoric about the utility of nuclear weapons … [Read more...] about Dangerous Times
https://www.cpr.org/2020/01/09/a-colorado-professor-is-warning-the-world-of-nuclear-winter-again/ Some say the world will end by fire and others think by ice... … [Read more...] about Which would be worse Nuclear Winter or Climate Change –Duh
1970 - ‘Baneberry’ detonated in a vertical shaft 912 feet (277m) beneath Yucca Flat area U8 at 1530 GMT with a yield of 10 kilotons from the LLNL weapons development device during Operation Emery, causing a 5.2 magnitude ground shock, creating a 492 foot (150m) diameter subsidence crater and venting 6.7 million curies of gross fission products that spread out beyond NTS. 666th … [Read more...] about On this day in history–1970
Pope Francis called for the global abolition of nuclear weapons while paying homage to the victims of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Those two cities were both destroyed by atomic weapons designed and produced by the Los Alamos National Laboratory, located in northern New Mexico’s Santa Fe Catholic Archdiocese. The Holy Father declared: “With deep conviction I wish … [Read more...] about Pope Frances Calls for Nuclear Abolition!!