Doomsday Clock moves closest to midnight in its 73-year history | ABC News

Australia’s ongoing bushfire crisis is driving up global carbon dioxide levels according to a UK climate report.

Carbon dioxide is a key measuring stick in scientific projections of global warming.

And the outlook doesn’t look good, with a panel of world scientists and leaders saying we’re closer than ever to doomsday.

Randolph Nogel reports.

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Australia, officially known as the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands. It is the largest country in Oceania and the world’s sixth-largest country by total area.

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