Select Committee on Climate Change – The Process
David Coon, Leader of the Green Party of New Brunswick and MLA for Fredericton South is a member of the Select Committee on Climate Change. The committee has been tasked with developing a stronger New Brunswick response to climate change. The committee is to report back to the legislature with recommendations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions with continued economic growth and increase the resilience of New Brunswick to climate change through adaptation. The recommendations will be ready in time for the 1st Minister’s Conference on Climate Change in October.
|July 14||Expert Witnesses Coming Before Committee||visit the legislature to observe or listen live here||reflections|
|July 15||Expert Witnesses Coming Before Committee||visit the legislature to observe or listen live here||reflections|
|July 15||deadline for request to appear before committee||contact Office of the Clerk of the Legislative Assembly||—-|
|July 27||NB Power presenting to committee||visit the legislature to observe or listen live here||reflections|
|July 28||Scheduling meeting||visit the legislature to observe or listen live here||—-|
|August 16-18||Expert Witnesses coming before committee||visit the legislature to observe or listen live here||reflection (16 August) (17 August) (August 18)|
|August 19||deadline for written submissions||contact Office of the Clerk of the Legislative Assembly||—-|
|August 26-September 9||Public hearings around the province||times and locations here||—-|
|September 19-23||Considerations by committee members preparing report content||—-||—–|
|October 14||Report Published||—-||—-|
The deadlines for submitting briefs or requests to present to the committee have now passed. Your next opportunity to participate in the public consultation process is to attend a public hearing in the coming weeks. You can find the schedule here.
You can find links to most of the presentations by expert witnesses throughout july and august here.
If you have any questions about the work of the select committee, you can contact the Office of the Clerk of the Legislative Assembly:
phone: (506) 453-2506
fax: (506) 453-7154
Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick
P.O. Box 6000 (706 Queen Street)