Ride on the Electric School Bus

Some students in the Moncton area will travel to school in true 21st century style when classes resume next week. Two electric school buses will be added to the Anglophone East School District and Francophone South School District fleets as part … [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...]

“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...]

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...]

EcoNews — Trump or Turnip?

In this week’s edition of EcoNews we invite you to learn more about how Marine Protected Areas can promote sustainable coastal economies and thriving habitats for wildlife, bring you our initial reaction to U.S. President Donald Trump's Paris Accord … [Read more...]

Feds introduce new regulations to curb air pollution

The federal government is proposing regulations to reduce emissions from Canada’s biggest polluters. Catherine McKenna, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, announced regulations to reduce methane emissions and air pollution from the … [Read more...]

EcoNews — A top honour for the Fundy Baykeeper

In this edition of EcoNews, we invite you to join us in congratulating our Fundy Baykeeper, Matt Abbott, who last night was awarded the Atlantic Salmon Federation's top honour. We also have the latest news on Parlee Beach pollution, our first take on … [Read more...]

Bathurst backs Naveco Power wind farm bid

The City of Bathurst is working with renewable energy company Naveco Power in hopes of building New Brunswick’s first community-owned wind farm. Bathurst city council recently passed a resolution to support Naveco’s bid to construct a 20-megawatt … [Read more...]

Your EcoNews – fugitive methane exposed, fun for data junkies, and a serenade to salt water

In this edition of EcoNews, we bring you our recommendations for the federal government's Clean Fuel Standard proposal, share a new report that’s challenging the use of fracked gas as a ‘clean’ transition fuel, dig into the latest greenhouse gas … [Read more...]

New report challenges use of fracked gas as ‘clean’ transition fuel

A new study by the David Suzuki Foundation reveals methane emissions from B.C. oil and gas operations are at least 2.5 times higher than those reported by the B.C. government. The groundbreaking research shows that, rather than serving as a ‘clean’ … [Read more...]

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