Our good old PM has gone and done it again: Put New Zealand in the headlines for all the wrong reasons.
The speech he delivered at the launch of the Paris climate change conference yesterday was so outrageous it secured New Zealand the very first ‘Fossil of the Day Award’, gifted by the international coalition of environmental NGOs, Climate Action Network (CAN).
News of the award quickly spread to media around the world, no doubt creating many a chuckle at our expense.
In a nutshell, Key decided it would be a top idea to use his opening speech at the talks to call on countries to take more responsibility and eliminate fossil fuel subsidies.
Sounds alright… aside from the minor issue that at the same time as Key and his cronies are demanding this of other countries, they are actually i... Read more >