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...]

Youth speakers increasing at Fredericton climate strike

Youth and older supporters sing a David Myles’ song on the steps of the New Brunswick Legislature at the climate strike on May 10. Photo by Susan O’Donnell. Outside the New Brunswick Legislature in Fredericton on May 10, more than 250 people, … [Read more...]

EcoNews — Striking for climate solutions, budget highlights, celebrating a new MPA, and remembering Peter DeMarsh

In this edition of EcoNews, we bring you photos and a recap of the inspiring day of climate action in N.B. and across the planet last Friday; we bring you climate action highlights from the federal budget and (the lack thereof in) the provincial … [Read more...]

More than 1-million strong protest for climate action, in N.B. and beyond

130 countries, 2238 cities, 1,287,468 strikers. On Friday, March 15th, protesters young and old rallied across the globe, demanding government action on climate change. The #FridaysForFuture movement was started by 16 year old Swedish activist … [Read more...]

Courts ‘recognizing the obvious’ on climate change

Rob Dekany, known locally as Uber Rob, ferries stranded passengers at Darlings Island, N.B. on Thursday, May 3, 2018 as the Kennebecasis River flooded the only road into the community. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan The New Brunswick Anti-Shale … [Read more...]

EcoNews — Fracking follies, Eco-Heroes on set, and beating plastic pollution on Land and Sea

In this edition of EcoNews, we bring you an informative commentary from our friend Jim Emberger about the oil and gas industry's penchant for over-promising, under-delivering, and racking up loads of debt (and environmental messes) in the process; we … [Read more...]

Fracking in 2018: Another year of pretending to make money

January is a popular time for reviewing the previous year to see where we are now. Since I write about the shale gas industry and global warming, let me share some annual reports from both, along with some commentary. Fracking in 2018: Another … [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...]

EcoNews — Keeping a close eye on Irving, the growing costs of climate change, and back in the fight to keep N.B. frack-free

In this edition of EcoNews, we bring you strong reaction from Environment Canada and our Fundy Baykeeper as a plea deal is reached in Irving Pulp and Paper's latest pollution case; we bring you a great read — and timely reminder — that the moratorium … [Read more...]

Window is closing to avert climate disaster

  Amidst the excitement over New Brunswick’s political situation and the hubbub surrounding cannabis, Brunswick News columnist Chris Morris provided a sober shot of reality in a commentary advising our new MLAs to pay attention to the latest, … [Read more...]