Off Grid Ales taps into nature, not power lines

Harvey Station couple brew beer with solar panels and wind turbine Randy Rowe and his partner hope to expand the selection of beer Off Grid Ales sells. Deep in the woods near Harvey Station, five kilometres from the nearest power line, is Randy … [Read more...]

Our climate change and health special edition of EcoAlert Magazine is out!

This climate change and health special edition of EcoAlert Magazine shines a light on climate change's lesser-known public health consequences, guides you through our 2nd Annual Eco Buildings Tour, celebrates the passage of Canada's new Fisheries … [Read more...]

After the flood: deciding to stay

The 2018 flood did an estimated $154,000 worth of damage to Elaine Price’s Grand Lake house While some decided to leave Grand Lake after the floods, Elaine Price and her husband stayed Elaine Price describes herself as a country girl; she even … [Read more...]

That’s two strikes, Premier Higgs!

Ontario’s Court of Appeal has ruled Parliament's carbon charge is constitutional The Irving Oil Refinery is Canada’s largest oil refinery. It’s also New Brunswick’s top carbon emitter. The Court of Appeal for Ontario ruled this afternoon that … [Read more...]

Tell us your climate change stories

Downed power poles and ice covered signs are shown in Escuminac, N.B., on Friday, Jan. 27, 2017. Thousands of people in New Brunswick were left without power, some for up to two weeks, after a winter ice storm blasted through the region. THE CANADIAN … [Read more...]

‘Now I’m making plans’: 2019 Eco Buildings Tour inspires change and hope

The Conservation Council's Jon MacNeill takes you along for his adventure during our Pathway to a Cleaner Future: EcoBuildings Tour, held in Greater Saint John, Fredericton and Moncton on Saturday, June 1. Josée Green didn’t want to save the … [Read more...]

Forget playing with stickers. We need a grown-up discussion about climate change

The Conservation Council’s Executive Director, Lois Corbett, issued the following statement with respect to Premier Blaine Higgs’ scheme to use citizens’ money for gas pump stickers containing misleading information about federal carbon tax. … [Read more...]

Is New Brunswick doing enough to promote its renewable energy sector?

June 5 is Clean Air Day, but private energy sector says better education and communication is needed Wind turbines in Amherst, Nova Scotia, just a stone's throw from the New Brunswick border. Whether it’s private businesses like Greystone Energy … [Read more...]

“Everything we do now, we’ll have that question: how will it affect climate change?”

Saint John unveils new climate action plan, Mayor says city in climate emergency A police cruiser parked near the floods in Martinon, Saint John, in 2018. Mayor Don Darling declared Saint John is in a “climate emergency” earlier this month – a … [Read more...]

Get your ticket to a Cleaner Future today! Our NB EcoBuildings Tour is back!

Here is your chance! Get inspired and find out what innovative homeowners and business owners are doing in your neighborhood by signing up to participate in our Pathway to a Cleaner Future: Eco Buildings Tour, scheduled from 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. on … [Read more...]