Doomsday Clock 2023 to be relieved January 24 

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Published 2023-01-24

Picture of an atomic bomb on a beach in black and white.

Press conference Jan 24 – 10:00 EST /14:00 CET  

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists will host a live virtual news conference where leading scientists tell what they have set the clock to for this upcoming year.

List of speakers

  • Mary Robinson, first woman president of Ireland, former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, advocate for gender equality, women’s participation in peace-building, human dignity and climate justice, and Chair, The Elders
  • Rachel Bronson, PhD, president and CEO, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
  • Sivan Kartha, PhD, senior scientist, Stockholm Environmental Institute, lead author for the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report, and member, Science and Security Board (SASB), Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Among several global crises the GCF risk report 2022 (released late November) point out that the risk of nuclear conflict is one that has intensified in 2022 with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

Dr Kennette Benedict of the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists in Chicago writes in the report that it is now more likely than ever that nuclear weapons will be used in either military actions, miscalculation or by accident than at any time since the beginning of the nuclear age.

Watch the press conference and read more

Watch the press conference and read more

To watch the press conference and more information, click on the link below.

Press conference on The Bulletin
The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

The Bulletin website
Global Catastrophic Risks 2022: A Year of Colliding Consequences

Global Catastrophic Risks 2022: A Year of Colliding Consequences

Click here to read the report.

GCF Annual Report 2022
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