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...]

Shiny rooftop on Priestman Street: FHS getting NB’s biggest solar array

Sunny news! Fredericton High School will soon be home to the largest solar panel array in New Brunswick. The Daily Gleaner reported on Nov. 9 that the panels are already being installed on the roof of FHS, located on Priestman Street in the … [Read more...]

Don’t miss out: Dr. Thierry Vrain is visiting New Brunswick to present his work!

Dr. Thierry Vrain is coming to New Brunswick to present his research, for those who are interested in the effects of herbicides on organisms. The retired research scientist for the Canadian gov­ern­ment and expert on genetically modified foods, … [Read more...]

Glynn urges new forest management model after federal report shows significant changes coming with climate change

Our Forest Campaign Director, Tracy Glynn, told the Canadian Press on Friday, Oct. 27 that New Brunswick should look at new models for managing our public forest in light of a new federal study investigating changes likely to occur in the Maritimes’ … [Read more...]

Three NB communities partner behind wind power

Three communities in New Brunswick are joining forces on wind farm proposals that would power 12,800 homes with clean energy. Saint John Energy and smaller energy utilities in Edmundston and Perth-Andover recently submitted joint proposals to … [Read more...]

New tricks of the trade(s): Iron & Earth helping to build Canada’s green economy

Our friends at Iron & Earth are continuing their quest to help oil, gas and coal workers transition to work in the renewable energy industry. Iron & Earth is a worker-led non-profit organization that launched out of Alberta in the spring of … [Read more...]

Widespread solar adoption in NB inevitable: report

A new report commissioned by NB Power says that widespread solar power adoption by “tens of thousands of homes and businesses” is inevitable in New Brunswick. The report, by Montreal's Dunsky Energy Consulting, urges the public utility to get … [Read more...]

Tanker strikes leading cause of right whale deaths: report

Scientists have a clearer picture of how a record-setting number of North Atlantic right whale deaths occurred in East Coast waters this summer. Wildlife pathologists released their necropsy results in an incident report out Oct. 5, concluding … [Read more...]

Moncton restaurant cuts out plastic straws entirely

Congratulations to St. James Gate for making efforts to reduce its ecological footprint! The local company’s restaurants in Moncton, Dieppe and Shediac are no longer offering plastic straws to their customers. According to the owner, Kolin Barely, … [Read more...]

Corbett on 2017 Ice Storm Review

The Conservation Council’s Executive Director, Lois Corbett, spoke to several media outlets about the 2017 Ice Storm Review report, released Friday, Aug. 18. Corbett was quoted in articles by the Fredericton Daily Gleaner, the Canadian Press, … [Read more...]