Background Materials on N.B.’s carbon pricing system

Attention News Editors: Here is some background that may be helpful in reporting on Environment and Local Government Minister Serge Rousselle’s comments today about a carbon-pricing system for New Brunswick: To date, Canadian jurisdictions … [Read more...]

Conservation Council statement on release of 2017 Ice Storm Review

Lois Corbett, Executive Director of the Conservation Council, today issued the following statement: “The Clerk of the Executive Council’s review of the January 2017 Ice Storm, released today, shines a spotlight on just what more works need to … [Read more...]

Ice storm review report to be released tomorrow

The January 2017 ice storm review report will be released tomorrow (Friday, Aug. 18). Judy Wagner, clerk of the Executive Council and author of the report, will release the review with Public Safety Minister Denis Landry, NB Power CEO Gaëtan … [Read more...]

Comeau: carbon pricing just one tool in NB’s climate change toolkit

Louise Comeau, the former Director of Climate and Energy Solutions at the Conservation Council and current director of the University of New Brunswick’s Environment and Sustainability Development Research Centre, told the New Brunswick … [Read more...]

“A good challenge” to government: Corbett on AG climate change report

Our Executive Director, Lois Corbett, appeared in stories by several media outlets responding to the Auditor General’s report on climate change action in N.B. Corbett was quoted in articles by The Canadian Press, the New Brunswick … [Read more...]

We need to see plans: Corbett on release of AG’s climate change report

June 20, 2017 — New Brunswick Auditor General Kim MacPherson released the first volume of the 2017 New Brunswick Auditor General Report today, including an assessment of New Brunswick’s progress toward reducing greenhouse gases and adapting to … [Read more...]

Conservation Council reacts to Auditor General’s report on climate action in N.B.

The Auditor General of New Brunswick, Kim MacPherson, has delivered a substantive review of the province’s climate change plan and what is needed to turn policy intentions into on-the-ground work to protect homes and communities from what she says … [Read more...]

Climate Change: A cabinet committee is necessary, according to an expert

Louise Comeau, the Director of Climate Change and Energy Solutions of the Conservation Council of New Brunswick, spoke with l’Acadie Nouvelle on Wednesday, August 17 about the recommendations she gave the Legislature’s Select Committee on Climate … [Read more...]

Louise Comeau on CCNB’s new Climate Action Plan featured in L’Acadie Nouvelle

Director of Climate Change and Energy Solutions Louise Comeau spoke with Jean-Marc Doiron of l’Acadie Nouvelle on ‘’NB can easily reduce its greenhouse gas pollution’’ on July 13. Read the article here. ‘’We have the 3rd highest rate of emissions … [Read more...]

Select Committee engages all NBers in growing the green economy

FREDERICTON — Establishing a Select Committee on Climate Change is an excellent step toward engaging all New Brunswickers in the important work of growing our economy and protecting our communities from extreme weather and sea level rise. The … [Read more...]