Strengthened federal climate plan and 2030 targets require immediate revamp of provincial climate plan and NB Power’s 2020 Integrated Resource Plan

Click here for our letter-writing tool to help you tell Premier Higgs and Minister Holland you want an affordable, reliable, and sustainable electricity system in New Brunswick Unceded and unsurrendered Wolastoqey/Mi'kmaq/Peskotomuhkati … [Read more...]

NB Power plan to run coal, oil and natural gas plants until 2040 out of step with climate change reality

Public utility's newly-released Integrated Resource Plan fails to deliver affordable, renewable electricity and won't protect citizens from health and extreme weather impacts of climate change Unceded and unsurrendered … [Read more...]

An Atlantic Electricity Vision for an affordable, reliable, sustainable future

By: Louise Comeau, Stephen Thomas, Gurprasad Gurumurthy, Daniel Nunes of the Conservation Council of New Brunswick and Ecology Action Centre's Atlantic Electricity Vision Project Today, new wind and solar projects are the cheapest forms of … [Read more...]

EcoNews — Building an affordable, reliable, and sustainable electricity, N.B.’s new Cabinet, and more

In this edition of EcoNews, we bring you an opportunity to take part in the challenges and opportunities of building an affordable, reliable and sustainable electricity system, our Executive Director gives you a rundown of New Brunswick's new Cabinet … [Read more...]

EcoNews — Amplify our call for a #BetterThanNormal recovery in NB!

In this edition of EcoNews, we welcome you to add your voice alongside the hundreds of New Brunswickers who have already joined our call for a #BetterThanNormal economic recovery in N.B.; our executive director reports on a new study from top … [Read more...]

Statement: Premier failing seniors, small businesses by lagging on energy efficiency 

Attention News Editors: Lois Corbett, Executive Director of the Conservation Council of New Brunswick, issued the following statement today with respect to the release of Efficiency Canada’s first-ever provincial energy efficiency scorecard. She is … [Read more...]

Eco Hero Gala 2019 — Celebrate 50 years of environmental action in New Brunswick

The Milton F. Gregg Awards are back and bigger than ever! After 50 years environmental action, we can think of no better way to celebrate than to honour the hard-working citizens who helped make our work possible over the years. Our 50th … [Read more...]

Off Grid Ales taps into nature, not power lines

Harvey Station couple brew beer with solar panels and wind turbine Randy Rowe and his partner hope to expand the selection of beer Off Grid Ales sells. Deep in the woods near Harvey Station, five kilometres from the nearest power line, is Randy … [Read more...]

Nominate Your Eco-Hero! Deadline: July 31

The Milton F. Gregg Awards are back and bigger than ever! The awards have been presented by the Conservation Council annually since 1981 to deserving individuals and organizations who have contributed to protecting New Brunswick’s environment. This … [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...]