Window is closing to avert climate disaster

Amidst the excitement over New Brunswick’s political situation and the hubbub surrounding cannabis, Brunswick News columnist Chris Morris provided a sober shot of reality in a commentary advising our new MLAs to pay attention to the latest, vitally … [Read more...]

Ignoring climate change is a risky venture

Volunteers fill sandbags near Fredericton during the St. John River flood of spring 2018. Water breached the banks of the river from April 27 to May 18, forcing thousands from their … [Read more...]

EcoAlert Special Edition: N.B. Election 2018

The platforms are out. The signs are up. And the TV debates (luv ‘em or hate ‘em) are almost done. And one thing is for certain — our messages have resonated and our collective impact has been felt. Various leaders and party platforms have … [Read more...]

Hard hats and work boots: energy efficiency could create 25,000+ jobs in New Brunswick

Will you commit to aggressive investments in energy efficiency and renewable energy that will create good-paying jobs for tradespeople in New Brunswick?The transition to an energy-efficient economy would create more than 25,000 full-time jobs in New … [Read more...]

Solar herd: check out N.B’s first solar farm on Open Farm Day!

This September, get a chance to see the provinces’ largest solar farm! As part of Open Farm Day in New Brunswick (Sept. 16, 2018), Auenland Farm will be holding an open house to let you see their solar operation first hand. After 35 years of dairy … [Read more...]

“Their excitement about the potential for solar energy grew the more they learned”

Things are heating up at Saint John’s Social Enterprise Hub – it is now home to the largest solar project in the city. The 60-panel installation is expected to prevent about 15.6 tonnes of carbon pollution from entering the atmosphere each year by … [Read more...]

EcoNews — Shiny rooftops, kicking plastic pollution, and oh so many events

In this edition of EcoNews, we give you some highlights from our first-ever and, it turns out, incredibly popular N.B. EcoHomes Tour; we tell you about the plastics charter we signed onto that gives a roadmap to a plastic-waste-free Canada; invite … [Read more...]

Comfort, shiny rooftops, and inspiration: My trip on the NB EcoHomes tour

This past weekend I had the chance to attend the first-ever Passport to a Low Carbon Future EcoHomes Tour. Presented by the Conservation Council and the Saint John chapter of the Council of Canadians, this event was a self-guided tour of 12 homes … [Read more...]

“One thing we’ve discovered, solar panels generate really amazing amounts of power.”

Two homeowners featured in our upcoming Passport to a Low Carbon Economy EcoHomes Tour spoke with CBC Shift NB’s Vanessa Vander Valk this week to share their story and let New Brunswickers know how fun and beneficial switching to a more … [Read more...]

40th anniversary screening of Budworks in Fredericton with award-winning independent filmmaker Neal Livingston

Back-to-back film nights at Conserver House include Livingston’s most recent documentary on clean energy and fracking,100 Short Stories FREDERICTON — The Conservation Council of New Brunswick is pleased to host a pair of film screenings with … [Read more...]

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