Conservation Council’s new report sparks conversation about climate change as a public health issue in New Brunswick

FREDERICTON — The Conservation Council of New Brunswick today releases a new report on climate change and its physical and mental health effects in New Brunswick. The report, Healthy Climate, Healthy New Brunswickers, prepared by Dr. Louise … [Read more...]

New Conservation Council report: climate change, floods, ice storms affect our health

The forecast is dire — but the solutions we need to slow climate change will make us happier and healthier The sky is clear and the sun is punishing. A thick layer of ozone ripples above the pavement. No matter how much water you drink, you know … [Read more...]

New Conservation Council report: climate change, floods, ice storms affect our health

The forecast is dire — but the solutions we need to slow climate change will make us happier and healthier The sky is clear and the sun is punishing. A thick layer of ozone ripples above the pavement. No matter how much water you drink, you know … [Read more...]

‘It’s about being a leader’: Fredericton Public Library goes solar

Solar panels will be installed by summer's end and are designed to demonstrate the cleaner energy technology Bruce Good, the City’s engineering technologist, stands in front of the Fredericton Public Library The Fredericton Library is going … [Read more...]

‘Now I’m making plans’: 2019 Eco Buildings Tour inspires change and hope

The Conservation Council's Jon MacNeill takes you along for his adventure during our Pathway to a Cleaner Future: EcoBuildings Tour, held in Greater Saint John, Fredericton and Moncton on Saturday, June 1. Josée Green didn’t want to save the … [Read more...]

Forget playing with stickers. We need a grown-up discussion about climate change

The Conservation Council’s Executive Director, Lois Corbett, issued the following statement with respect to Premier Blaine Higgs’ scheme to use citizens’ money for gas pump stickers containing misleading information about federal carbon tax. … [Read more...]

Is New Brunswick doing enough to promote its renewable energy sector?

June 5 is Clean Air Day, but private energy sector says better education and communication is needed Wind turbines in Amherst, Nova Scotia, just a stone's throw from the New Brunswick border. Whether it’s private businesses like Greystone Energy … [Read more...]

Say no to shale gas in N.B. — send your letter today!

We need to speak up for the health and safety of New Brunswickers. Premier Blaine Higgs says his minority Progressive Conservative government will end the province-wide moratorium on hydraulic fracturing and allow the controversial and risky process … [Read more...]

Teslas, tire walls and grassy roofs: New Brunswickers greeted with cleaner-energy solutions during 2019 Eco Buildings Tour

Dozens of locations across the province were open for the public to explore during the Conservation Council event     With dozens of locations open to the public, curious New Brunswickers who participated in the annual Eco … [Read more...]

Moncton, Dieppe and Riverview moving forward on single-use plastic bag ban

“At this point in time, we’re not prepared to wait for the province,” Dieppe Mayor Yvon Lapierre told reporters recently. The tri-community of Moncton, Dieppe and Riverview are keeping their interest for a plastic bag ban strong. Sobeys has … [Read more...]

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