Conservation Council of New Brunswick welcomes provincial climate change action plan progress report, calls for stronger implementation

Unceded and unsurrendered Wolastoqey/Mi'kmaq/Peskotomuhkati territory/Fredericton – The Conservation Council of New Brunswick welcomes today’s provincial progress report on climate action and calls for an immediate update and deepening of greenhouse … [Read more...]

Strengthened federal climate plan and 2030 targets require immediate revamp of provincial climate plan and NB Power’s 2020 Integrated Resource Plan

Click here for our letter-writing tool to help you tell Premier Higgs and Minister Holland you want an affordable, reliable, and sustainable electricity system in New Brunswick Unceded and unsurrendered Wolastoqey/Mi'kmaq/Peskotomuhkati … [Read more...]

NB Power plan to run coal, oil and natural gas plants until 2040 out of step with climate change reality

Public utility's newly-released Integrated Resource Plan fails to deliver affordable, renewable electricity and won't protect citizens from health and extreme weather impacts of climate change Unceded and unsurrendered … [Read more...]

An Atlantic Electricity Vision for an affordable, reliable, sustainable future

By: Louise Comeau, Stephen Thomas, Gurprasad Gurumurthy, Daniel Nunes of the Conservation Council of New Brunswick and Ecology Action Centre's Atlantic Electricity Vision Project Today, new wind and solar projects are the cheapest forms of … [Read more...]

How might we express our ideas or feelings about climate change through art?

How might we express our ideas or feelings about climate change through art? We are inviting our members and supporters to participate in an innovative project facilitated by community-engaged artist Juliana Bedoya who will guide you through a … [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...]

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...]


World Water Day is an initiative of the United Nations to bring awareness to the importance of water resources and their sustainable management.  Since its inception in 1993, the project has gathered momentum and participants from all over the world, … [Read more...]

Lack of political will by consecutive governments holds climate action hostage: Comeau

New Brunswick's first solar farm, outside of Sussex, N.B. A lack of political will by consecutive provincial governments is holding back New Brunswick’s civil servants from taking stronger action on climate change, says Conservation Council … [Read more...]

No excuse for missing electric vehicle target: Corbett

In Hampton, a row of electric cars were parked with drivers ready to answer questions. After three years of waiting and no provincial incentives for New Brunswickers looking to purchase electric vehicles, the Conservation Council’s Executive … [Read more...]