Category Archives: Environment

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Climate Change Fund Mostly Funding Existing Government Expenditures

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Fredericton – According to Green Party Leader David Coon, most of the government’s Climate Change Fund is a re-allocation of expenditures the government was already making. “This government’s Climate Change Fund is empty,” said Coon. “I discovered, from questioning cabinet ministers at Estimates Committee, this is merely an accounting exercise, re-branding existing spending.” Seventy percent of the money branded as […]

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It’s Time for Better Recycling Services

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In response to the frequent concern about recycling expressed by constituents and participants in his Community Gatherings, David has been pushing the government to develop a provincial waste reduction strategy. David isn’t the only one pushing for better recycling. Students in STU’s Capstone seminar on Human Rights took on recycling as a human rights issue and lobbied the city to […]

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Opposition critic wants to know where climate fund money will go – Telegraph Journal – 19 December 2017

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Author by : JOHN CHILIBECK Legislature Bureau Photo by : JOHN CHILIBECK Legislature Bureau This allows the government to spend money on all kinds of things that will not directly reduce our carbon pollution and directly power the energy transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy. It’s clear. There’s way too much latitude for how those funds will get used […]

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