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1/18/2007

Nuclear, climate perils push Doomsday Clock ahead

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Photo: The 'Doomsday Clock' in a file photo.
Slideshow: Doomsday Clock moves closer to midnight

Jan 17, 2007
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The scientists who mind the Doomsday Clock moved it two minutes closer to midnight on Wednesday -- symbolizing the annihilation of civilization and adding the perils of global warming for the first time.
"We stand at the brink of a second nuclear age," the bulletin's board of directors said in a statement.
But the scientists also said destruction of human habitats wreaked by climate change brought on by human activities is a growing danger.
"Global warming poses a dire threat to human civilization that is second only to nuclear weapons," they said.
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