Corbett revisits some N.B.’s top environment stories of 2019   

With the beginning of the New Year — better yet, a new decade — comes the chance to look back at the past 12 months, take stock of our successes and failures, and make a commitment to do better – especially when it comes to safeguarding the quality … [Read more...]

Conservation Council responds to approval of N.B.’s carbon price for consumers

Attention News Editors: Louise Comeau, Director of the Conservation Council’s Climate Change and Energy Solutions Program, issued the following statement with respect to the federal government approving New Brunswick’s carbon pricing system for … [Read more...]

EcoNews — Big news for protected natural areas, rallying for Rod Cumberland, and starting a new conversation about climate action in N.B.

In this edition of EcoNews, we celebrate a long-sought victory as the province commits to protect at least 10 per cent of N.B.'s land and water by 2020 — but where exactly the new spaces will be, and whether they'll be fully protected in law, remains … [Read more...]

Background materials on carbon pricing in N.B.

The following are resources prepared by the Conservation Council of New Brunswick on carbon pricing: how it works in New Brunswick, what the provincial government is currently proposing, and our recommendations for a strong plan that will reduce … [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 homes and damaging more than 12,000 properties. When we debate … [Read more...]

Comeau: carbon pricing just one tool in NB’s climate change toolkit

Louise Comeau, the former Director of Climate and Energy Solutions at the Conservation Council and current director of the University of New Brunswick’s Environment and Sustainability Development Research Centre, told the New Brunswick … [Read more...]

Join our free Webinar on Carbon Pricing Narratives in New Brunswick

Carbon pricing. For some people the idea triggers thoughts of positive solutions to climate change; for others, the words trigger thoughts of negative effects on personal costs and lifestyle choices; for many people, both responses are … [Read more...]

EcoNews – Let’s talk climate action, fish habitat & great trees

This edition of EcoNews covers the Conservation Council's responses to the report by the Select Committee on Climate Change and government strategies on local food and water protection. Also included here: information on how to make your views known … [Read more...]

A necessary tool for every tool box: CCNB’s Lois Corbett on federal carbon pricing announcement

Lois Corbett, Executive Director for the Conservation Council of New Brunswick recently spoke with Global News about our support of the federal government’s carbon pricing proposal. “We’ve recognized for a very long time that carbon pricing is one … [Read more...]