Call to action: Nominate your favourite natural area for protection!

Check out the nature candidates for protection in your area The provincial government has launched its online portal where New Brunswick citizens, Indigenous peoples, and conservation groups can nominate the natural places … [Read more...]

Call to action: Nominate your favourite natural area for protection!

Check out the nature candidates for protection in your area The provincial government has launched its online portal where New Brunswick citizens, Indigenous peoples, and conservation groups can nominate the natural places they love for … [Read more...]

Left behind: National energy efficiency scorecard shows second consecutive year Higgs Government fails to help low-income New Brunswickers live comfortably and save energy at home

Efficiency Canada’s national ranking of provincial energy efficiency policies shows that New Brunswick’s Progressive Conservative Government under Premier Blaine Higgs is once again failing to help low income New Brunswickers such as seniors and … [Read more...]

EcoNews — Building an affordable, reliable, and sustainable electricity, N.B.’s new Cabinet, and more

In this edition of EcoNews, we bring you an opportunity to take part in the challenges and opportunities of building an affordable, reliable and sustainable electricity system, our Executive Director gives you a rundown of New Brunswick's new Cabinet … [Read more...]

The rundown on New Brunswick’s new Cabinet

We’re waiting for the results of the OTHER election this week, of course, but it was just a month ago that Premier Blaine Higgs secured a slim majority government and set up the new Executive Council, his Cabinet.  There are a lot of new faces … [Read more...]

Comeau comments on NB Power’s energy efficiency program for homeowners

The Conservation Council’s Louise Comeau, Director of Climate and Energy Solutions, recently spoke to CBC New Brunswick about the recent surge of interest in NB Power’s Total Home Energy Savings Program. The program helps New Brunswickers get an … [Read more...]

Corbett: New centre for energy education should focus on renewables, not coal, oil and gas.

If the Department of Education is setting up a ‘Centre of Excellence for Energy,’ students and teachers would be best served learning about renewable energy and technology to help the switch to a low-carbon economy, rather than the energy of … [Read more...]

For the love of New Brunswick

It is true. Together, we can make a difference, but it has to be a real difference. That is because the only way to stop the total concentration of the greenhouse gases that cause climate change from growing in the atmosphere is for all of us to … [Read more...]

National single-use plastics ban welcome move to reduce pollution plaguing our oceans, rivers, forests and parks 

Fredericton, NB — The federal government has announced its intention to regulate plastic production, use and disposal under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, a move that should help citizens, governments and retailers reduce plastic … [Read more...]

EcoNews—Feds make good moves in Throne Speech, bad moves on NB’s heavy polluters

In this edition of EcoNews, we bring you our reaction to the federal government's Throne Speech, delivered yesterday, which contained strong commitments on climate action, and our reaction to the federal government's approval of N.B.'s heavy … [Read more...]