Scientists from the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (BPA) have the end of the world has a little closer in the past year. BPA scientists experts on nuclear weapons, disarmament, the changing energy landscape, climate change, and emerging technologies. It responsible for setting the Doomsday Clock, which was in 1947 to how close the world to catastrophe. The BPA has just the clock's minute hand from three minutes to midnight to two-and-a-half minutes to midnight. This is the closest it has to midnight (the Apocalypse) since 1953. Then, the minute hand was to two minutes to midnight after hydrogen bomb tests by the USA and Russia.
The BPA's latest report President Donald Trump's recent statements on climate change, building nuclear weapons, immigration and terrorism have to the global risk. The BPA that: "The probability of global catastrophe is very high, and the actions to the risks of disaster must taken very soon." BPA chief Dr Rachel Bronson on people around the world to make sure their leaders do the right things for the world. She said: "I hope the debate [created] by the 2017 setting of the Clock the level of conversation, calls to action, and citizens around the world hold their leaders responsible for delivering a safer and healthier planet."