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Who pollutes our climate the most in New Brunswick?

Want to know which companies and facilities in New Brunswick produce the most climate change-causing pollution? See the tables below. The first which focuses on the province’s two top polluters, Irving oil refinery and the Belledune Generating Station, was produced using provincial data derived from Canada’s latest submission to the United Nations Convention on Climate …

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Op-ed: An affordable, reliable, sustainable electricity future for Atlantic Canada is renewable

Why do we still lack commitments, plans and pathways from our governments and utilities to set us on a clear pathway to affordable, reliable, environmentally-sustainable energy with cleaner electricity? What is getting in the way? It turns out, it’s a political choice. Governments’ laws, regulations and policies are not keeping pace with technology change or the need to protect our most vulnerable.

Op-ed: We Risk False Solutions and Delayed Action on Climate Change with Small Modular Nuclear Reactors

New Brunswick has a history of wild-card investments that fail to deliver. Why not hedge our bets and accelerate investment in what the CCIC calls “safe bets” — delivering cost-effective greenhouse gas reductions through investments that emphasize energy efficiency, switching to clean, affordable renewable energy, and shifting to electric vehicles?

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