Skip to comments.Bulletin of Atomic Scientists says we are further from annihilation, cite "climate stabilization."
Posted on 01/24/2010 6:09:23 AM PST by mattstat
The hands of the Doomsday Clock have been sent back one minute. The alarm is now set to go boom! in six, and not five, minutes. Time enough for one more beer.
It used to be 300 short seconds until The End, but the good people of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (BAS) have looked out upon the world and, lo, they have found it less quarrelsome. They see encouraging progress in both key threat areas: nuclear weapons and climate change?
Yes, climate change.
The BAS has three boards: A majority of scientists (like top physicists Steven Weinberg, Stephen Hawking, and Freeman Dyson) sit on the external Board of Sponsors; the Science and Security Board, which also has a good share of whitecoats; and the Governing Board which has at most one scientist (Seth Grae, who runs a company to dispose plutonium). The other Governing Board members are similar in makeup to Jay Harris, the publisher of the far-left Mother Jones.
Here are some members of the Science and Security Board whose backgrounds are not in nuclear weapons or diplomacy (there are 19 members in all):
* James Hansen: He was once seen in an English courtroom advocating vandals be set free because they committed their crimes in the name of the environment. He amusingly called coal transports death trains. In Germany....
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But Lindsey Graham will still say we need Cap and Trade “just in case”.
What a joke. With the Obama Administration now in power, the clock should be moved to one minute before Doomsday.
A broken clock is right twice a day.
This one has been stuck on stupid for 30 years or more. The longest 5 minutes in history.
Another collective of the con-men, for the con-men, by the con-men! Do they have a ‘convenient opinion’ on the POS Al “No Controlling Legal Authority”, “HE PLAYED ON OUR FEARS” Gore?
Thanks for posting. Another frikken collective that will be given amplification. FOR WHAT?
Bunch of politically correct fools. We are actually closer to doomsday than we have ever been. The Soviets ,while intent on World domination by communism , at least believed in scientific progress , and had some rational , if evil people, people in charge. Islamic evil is utterly irrational, combined with an intense hatred for anything non-Islamic. One Islamic nation already has the bomb and Iran is soon to get one. God help us all because Allah the hell sure won't!
BUMP for your homepage! Thanks.
union of concerned scientist = Social elitist, communist. Climb back in to you hole until you believe in the freedom of the individual!
Great graphic and post! BUMP!
Present & posting BUMP!
Where do all of these brilliant posters come from BUMP!
Not that they had much credibility to start with, but they just lost what little they had.
And I don’t see us receding from nuclear threats, given that the guys who want to blow up Israel are about to get a bomb.
In recent history, when elites yammer on about a growing chance for world peace (with the likes of Neville Chamberlin, Woodrow Wilson, Roosevelt, or Obama) it ends in global war. Conversely, when elites get in a lather worrying about a leader being threatening and destabilizing (Reagan or Thatcher), we have peace.
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