Global Summit on Chemical Safety and Security Opens in Poland

GLOBAL SUMMIT ON CHEMICAL SAFETY AND SECURITY OPENS IN POLAND

By Paul Walker, Environmental Security and Sustainability Director, Green Cross International On Monday, April 18, 2016, over 400 government and non-governmental experts from over 40 countries convened at the Targi Kielce conference center in Kielce, Poland for a Global Summit on Chemical Safety and Security organized by the International Centre on Chemical Safety and Security … Read more

Nuclear safety and security in Post-Fukushima World

NUCLEAR SAFETY AND SECURITY IN POST-FUKUSHIMA WORLD

By Joon Yong Choi and Adam Koniuszewski This March, the world observed the 5th anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear disaster. That catastrophe showed, in no uncertain terms, that nuclear power plants – and, in fact, other nuclear facilities and materials – remain vulnerable and susceptible to dangerous interferences of both natural and man-made origins. The … Read more

2016 Nuclear Knowledge Summit: Solutions for a Secure Nuclear Future

SUMMER PROGRAMME ON DISARMAMENT AND NON-PROLIFERATION OF WMD IN A CHANGING WORLD

Opening address by Paul F. Walker, Green Cross International and the Fissile Material Working Group J.W. Marriott Hotel Washington DC, USA Wednesday, March 30, 2016 Good morning, everyone, and welcome to the fourth Nuclear Security Summit conference for civil society and non-governmental experts. As many of you here are well aware, we have organized or … Read more

Mikhail Gorbachev address delivered in London by GCI President Alexander Likhotal

Green Cross International President Alexander Likhotal was at the parliamentary public meeting “Remember Fukushima – Remember Chernobyl” at Portcullis House in London to deliver an address on behalf of Mikhail Gorbachev on nuclear power and the two catastrophic events that make up its most problematic legacy. The text of the address is as follows: Statement … Read more

Green Cross Italy Antarctic blog: What will tomorrow’s weather be?

GREEN CROSS ITALY ANTARCTIC BLOG WHAT WILL TOMORROW’S WEATHER BE

What will our planet’s future weather be? What kind of climate changes will we face in the next 20 years? Should we expect freezing temperatures rather than tropical heat waves? A group of Italian scientists who are beginning an exciting South Pole research expedition answered students’ questions over Skype during an exchange organized Tuesday by … Read more

Green Cross addresses Biological Weapons Convention Meeting

GREEN CROSS ADDRESSES BIOLOGICAL WEAPONS CONVENTION MEETING

On 14 December, in Geneva, Paul Walker, Green Cross Environmental Security and Sustainability Director, addressed the Meeting of the States Parties for the 1972 Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention (BWC/BTWC). The Convention, which currently has 173 States parties, and nine States that have signed but not yet ratified, is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. … Read more

Act now!

ACT NOW!

“Making development more sustainable is not about grandiose plans by Presidents and Prime Ministers, who are more interested in photo opportunities. It is you and I, working together, doing the things that we do more sustainably every day.” – Mohan Munasinghe