Both 6 and 9 August are somber days in history. This year, 2015, marks the 70th anniversaries of the first two and only instances of nuclear weapons use in war. Green Cross International commemorates these days in the hope that such indiscriminate weapons of mass destruction will never be used again, and to emphasize the […]
Environmental Security and Sustainability
Green Cross Australia (Harden Up project) has launched a new tool to help protect and prepare communities from potential natural emergencies.
Disaster Connect serves up social media commentary, from official agencies and community conversations, all in one place.
People will be able to access the latest information about a natural disaster as quickly and easily as possible.
Harden Up – Protecting Queensland is a website developed by a group of people who are passionate about community safety and weather awareness.
The inspiration for this website came from Jeff Callaghen, a retired senior forecaster from the Bureau of Meteorology. For many years Jeff has researched the history of Queensland's weather. He has developed archives of thousands of historical events, many of which are logged in the Bureau of Meteorology's official databases, and some of which are researched from the archives of the State Library of Queensland, ship logs and other historical records. This long list of events allow us to see patterns throughout our history.
Green Cross International (GCI), the US Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), and the International Center for Chemical Safety and Security (ICCSS) came together on 27 July to discuss global efforts to improve chemical safety and security. Worldwide, private companies and governments must cooperate to ensure that the production, storage and transport of chemical […]