Conservation Council Fed Budget 2017 reaction

MEDIA RELEASE March 22, 2017 FEDERAL BUDGET PROVIDES STRONG SUPPORT TO PROVINCES FOR ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION FREDERICTON – The Conservation Council of New Brunswick urges the province to take quick advantage of newly announced federal support for … [Read more...]

Wise leaders go where the trends are

LOUISE COMEAU & MATTHEW ABBOTT COMMENTARY (Published in the Nov 14, 2016 Telegraph Journal) Matthew Abbott and Louise Comeau of the Conservation Council of New Brunswick use a hockey metaphor – and concerns about a changing climate – as … [Read more...]

Post-tropical storm Arthur provides important guidance to the City of Fredericton on how to minimize risks to citizens from climate-change induced extreme events

Last June, our team at the Conservation Council conducted a series of interviews, including with you and members of your staff, to assess community capacity to adapt to climate change.  We used the community’s experience with post-tropical storm … [Read more...]

Select Committee on Climate Change Report Could Set Stage for a Sustainable New Brunswick

Select Committee on Climate Change Report Could Set Stage for a Sustainable New Brunswick Louise Comeau, Director of Climate Change and Energy Solutions October 24, 2016 The Final Report of the Select Committee on Climate Change is a … [Read more...]

Select Committee on Climate Change report could set stage for a sustainable New Brunswick

  PRESS RELEASE Select Committee on Climate Change Report Could Set Stage for a Sustainable New Brunswick October 24, 2016 Fredericton - The Final Report of the Select Committee on Climate Change is a testament to the value of making our … [Read more...]

Media Backgrounder on Carbon Pricing: Implications of federal proposal for New Brunswick

Louise Comeau, Director Climate Change and Energy Solutions, Conservation Council of New Brunswick The federal Government is negotiating with provinces and territories a package of actions designed to ensure Canada delivers on the commitments it … [Read more...]

Leading environmental organizations release Canada-wide report on climate progress in advance of environment ministers meeting

September 29, 2016 PRESS RELEASE Fredericton, N.B. – A national assessment by the Pembina Institute of provincial progress on climate action commitments finds New Brunswick at the back of the pack on climate action.The Race to the Front: Tracking … [Read more...]

A climate action plan for NB is a clean energy plan

The Conservation Council's statement in response to the Federal government's intention to accelerate the phase-out of coal By Dr.  Louise Comeau, Conservation Council September 2, 2016 The Government of Canada today indicated its intention to … [Read more...]