EcoNews — Five things to love on Valentine’s Day

In this edition of EcoNews, we bring you a feel-good list of five things we just know you'll love on this Valentine's Day — from celebrating a big win for our ocean and coastlines to giving you the chance to write your love letter to nature in New … [Read more...]

Things to come: Fredericton makes first foray into solar power

The City of Fredericton took a big step toward becoming a cleaner, greener city with the installation of its first municipality-owned solar panel array this week. In making the announcement on Monday, Feb. 12, mayor Mike O’Brien said the … [Read more...]

Statement on provincial budget 2018-19

Attention News Editors: Lois Corbett, Executive Director, issued the following statement today with respect to the release of the province's 2018-19 budget. "The budget sticks to the government’s early December announcement that there are no … [Read more...]

Statement on draft federal carbon pricing legislation

Attention News Editors: Lois Corbett, Executive Director, released the following statement with respect to today’s announcement about the federal government’s draft carbon pricing legislation: The Ministers today put forward a system for pricing … [Read more...]

Betting big: Tesla completes world’s largest battery ahead of schedule

Tesla’s newest feat may help mitigate one of renewable energy’s most persistent problems — how to use it when the sun isn’t shining or the wind isn’t blowing. In March, Tesla founder Elon Musk vowed on Twitter to deliver a battery system for South … [Read more...]

SJ launches province’s first airport EV charging station

Saying it see the transition to electric vehicles as “inevitable,” the Saint John Airport has installed the province’s first air terminal EV charging station. The charging station was added during renovations and is already open for use, the New … [Read more...]

Breaking EcoNews — N.B.’s Climate Change Act

So, we have a Climate Change Act for New Brunswick — something your Conservation Council has said we’ve needed for years. Is it exactly what we had in mind (or even close)? No. But let’s start with the good. The new bill, introduced in the … [Read more...]

Legislation misses mark on protecting families and communities from worst of climate change impacts in N.B.

FREDERICTON — Lois Corbett, Executive Director, issued the following statement regarding today’s announcement about climate change legislation. She is available for comment. "I’m pleased the province has followed the Conservation Council’s advice, … [Read more...]

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...]

EcoNews – The curious claw of #PepsiLobster

In this edition of EcoNews, we bring you the story of the '#PepsiLobster' caught off Grand Manan and what our Fundy Baykeeper says it means about the state of coastal waters in NB and abroad; we make it easy for you to spread the true spirit of the … [Read more...]

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