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A New Abnormal: It is Still 2 Minutes to Midnight

The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists have released their statement for 2019. Continue reading

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UN Warns of Human Extinction: Stop Diversity Loss

The UN has sent a stark warning to all of humanity – stop biodiversity loss or face the consequences. Continue reading

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IPPC Warns on Global Warming of 1.5°C

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has released a special report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels, with the UN warning that we have 12 years to limit climate change catstrophe. Continue reading

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Owen Jones on Nuclear Disarmament and CND at 60

In an article for the Guardian, Owen Jones talks about the threat of nuclear war and how it’s not even being discussed. Continue reading

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Doomsday Clock Now Stands at 2 Minutes to Midnight

On the 25th January 2018 the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists moved the hands of the Doomsday Clock to 2 minutes to midnight. Continue reading

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Daniel Ellsberg of Pentagon Papers Warns about Nuclear Winter

In his new book “The Doomsday Machine” Daniel Ellsberg warns that the aftermath of a nuclear exchange could spell the end of humanity. Continue reading

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AlphaZero AI Learns Chess in Four Hours to Beat World’s Best Chess Program

AlphaZero, a game playing Artificial Intelligence created by Google’s DeepMind, has beaten Stockfish 8, that was until now the world’s best chess-playing computer program. Continue reading

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International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, 26 September

In December 2013, the United Nations declared 26th September International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons. Continue reading

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