By Paul Walker, Director, Environmental Security and Sustainability programme The CWC Coalition, coordinated by Green Cross ESS Director Paul Walker, once again put civil society groups front and centre in The Hague as the 21st annual Conference of States Parties (CSP) to the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) unfolded the week of November 28th in 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.
On Tuesday, 26 July, Green Cross International and the Geneva Environment Network came together before a packed audience to offer expert perspectives on the ongoing effort to ban and eliminate chemical weapons worldwide. Green Cross Executive Director Adam Koniuszewski and Henrik Slotte, Chief of UNEP’s Post-Conflict and Disaster Management Branch, opened the event by placing […]