Corbett blasts NB Power CEO, calls for 2030 coal phase-out plan

Our Executive Director Lois Corbett blasted NB Power CEO Gaetan Thomas this week for calling the federal government’s carbon tax “bad policy” while the utility he runs looks to double down on old-fashioned, 1980s electricity systems. “Sometimes I … [Read more...]

Genetically-modified Atlantic salmon will not save the planet

On April 2, 2019, Catherine McKenna, the federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change approved the production of genetically-modified Atlantic salmon by AquaBounty Technologies at Roll Bay in Prince Edward Island. This may represent the … [Read more...]

Here’s what you need to know about the carbon tax in N.B.

You may have noticed some curious posts about the federal carbon tax on the Government of New Brunswick’s Facebook Page and website. Premier Blaine Higgs’ Progressive Conservative government’s materials on the carbon tax and what it will mean for … [Read more...]

Corbett talks NB’s biggest carbon polluters with Acadie-Nouvelle

Our Executive Director, Lois Corbett, spoke with L’Acadie Nouvelle this week about the provincial government’s proposed “made-in-New Brunswick” carbon pricing plan for large industrial polluters and the province’s carbon pollution reduction … [Read more...]

The ABC’s of carbon pricing and industrial polluters

Having a hard time wrapping your head around carbon pricing plans for large industrial polluters? The federal backstop. A new "made-in-New Brunswick" plan. Which is better? How do they work?  Fortunately, our Executive Director Lois Corbett can … [Read more...]

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 table below, produced with the latest data available (2016) from the National Pollutant Release Inventory database.   New … [Read more...]

On World Water Day, Conservation Council calls for immediate action on Water Protection Strategy

Marking the 26th annual World Water Day (March 22), the Conservation Council of New Brunswick calls on the provincial government to take immediate action on the commitments made on the Water Protection Strategy released in December 2017. In that … [Read more...]

Be weary of “sweetheart deal” between industry and province on carbon pollution: Corbett

Our Executive Director Lois Corbett says she’s keeping a close eye on the province’s proposed new carbon-pricing plan for large industrial polluters to ensure it doesn’t let the powerful industrial lobby in New Brunswick off the hook when it comes to … [Read more...]

EcoNews — Striking for climate solutions, budget highlights, celebrating a new MPA, and remembering Peter DeMarsh

In this edition of EcoNews, we bring you photos and a recap of the inspiring day of climate action in N.B. and across the planet last Friday; we bring you climate action highlights from the federal budget and (the lack thereof in) the provincial … [Read more...]

More than 1-million strong protest for climate action, in N.B. and beyond

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