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...]

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...]

EcoNews — Climate change and our health, new protections for our ocean, and young New Brunswickers making waves of change

This week's edition of EcoNews leads with climate change and public health. Read our new report making the critical connection between the changing climate and our physical and mental health; check out the first in our series telling the stories of … [Read more...]

The conversation is underway: coverage of our climate change and public health report from across Canada

Dr. Louise Comeau speaks with CTV Atlantic News. The conversation is underway. This week the Conservation Council released a new report aiming to start a dialogue about climate change and its effects on public health in New Brunswick.  You … [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...]

Conservation Council statement on release of 2017 Ice Storm Review

Lois Corbett, Executive Director of the Conservation Council, today issued the following statement: “The Clerk of the Executive Council’s review of the January 2017 Ice Storm, released today, shines a spotlight on just what more works need to … [Read more...]

Ice storm review report to be released tomorrow

The January 2017 ice storm review report will be released tomorrow (Friday, Aug. 18). Judy Wagner, clerk of the Executive Council and author of the report, will release the review with Public Safety Minister Denis Landry, NB Power CEO Gaëtan … [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...]

Conservation Council signs on to Clean Fuel Standard submission

The federal government is developing regulations to reduce the amount of carbon in transportation and heating fuels. Part of the government’s Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change, the regulation aims to reduce Canada’s greenhouse … [Read more...]

Move to regional cap-and-trade system gaining momentum?

A recent series of news articles featuring our Conservation Council Director of Climate Change and Energy Solutions, Louise Comeau, speculate that cap-and-trade systems, where large industrial polluters' greenhouse gas emissions are capped, may be … [Read more...]