As a former pack-a-day smoker, Greenpeace NZ executive director Russel Norman says fossil fuels are like cigarettes: addictive and dangerous.
Deliberately, knowingly, destroying the stable climate on which our civilisation depends, is insane.
In the early 1990s I needed a job and found myself working for a year and a half on the assembly line at Mitsubishi in Adelaide. I put on the right front door lock for a few months, then moved to the left front headlight. Smoked a packet a day at my workstation. If you own a Mitsi Magna from that period there is a good chance that I had a part in putting it together. If it doesn't work it could be my fault!
It was a pretty boring job. You'd spend months doing precisely the same set of movements, every three minutes, all day long, over and over aga... Read more >