Guest blog: Ditching fossil fuels is like a ‘monkey trap’

A recent Brunswick News Commentary wondered how bad must things get before the concept of ‘climate emergency’ gets traction. One depressing answer may be found in the title of a widely circulated NYTimes editorial: “Australia Is Committing Climate … [Read more...]

Atlantic Canadians think ocean protection can help grow the economy, says newly released polling 

        January 29, 2020 — Recently released polling reveals Atlantic Canadians recognize the ocean’s importance to Atlantic Canada’s economy while strongly supporting increased marine protection. The polling was … [Read more...]

EcoNews — A heartfelt thank you, keeping an eye on committee, and some exciting news from Conserver House!

In this edition of EcoNews, we bring you our heartfelt thanks following our most successful year-end fundraising drive yet; we share details (what few are available, anyway) on the legislature's new committee studying glyphosate and other … [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...]

We’re in this together: New Brunswickers vote for climate action

New Brunswickers and people clear across the country voted this week for urgent, meaningful action on climate change.  The majority of New Brunswickers who cast a ballot in Monday’s federal election did so for a party with a strong platform on … [Read more...]

Celebrate 50 years of environmental action with our special anniversary edition of EcoAlert!

With the Conservation Council of New Brunswick celebrating our 50th Anniversary, this special edition of EcoAlert Magazine rolls back the clock to shine a light on the many campaigns and landmark public policy victories achieved by the Conservation … [Read more...]

EcoNews — Sending your #stopspraying letter, turning the page on fracking, and celebrating 50 years of environmental action

In this edition of EcoNews, we invite you to join hundreds of New Brunswickers who have already sent their letter demanding the province ban the spraying of glyphosate-based herbicides in our Crown forest; we share our reaction to Corridor Resources … [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...]

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...]

Feds approve plan to dump Sisson Mine waste into Atlantic salmon habitat

Wild Atlantic salmon. Photo: Nick Hawkins The federal government will let the Sisson Partnership dump mine waste into two fish-bearing brooks that feed the Nashwaak River. Amendments to the Metal and Diamond Mining Effluent Regulations posted … [Read more...]