Dr. Louise Comeau

Louise is an independent researcher and communications specialist through Iris Communications and a Research Associate at the University of New Brunswick.

Her communication, policy and education recommendations are based on quantitative and qualitative research. She has almost 30 years’ experience in analyzing and developing climate change policy, communications, and solutions-related programming. Louise lives in Keswick Ridge with her partner Tom where they homestead and engage with students through site visits and teaching and research at the University of New Brunswick.

Louise completed a PhD in Environmental Management at the University of New Brunswick (UNB) in Fredericton in 2014. Her research explored the environmental ethics associated with environmental practices. She completed her master’s in environmental education and communication at Royal Roads University in 2008.

Dr. Comeau conducts research and evidence-based approaches in the fields of:

• Environmental education and communications
• Environmental ethics
• Pro-environmental behaviors (citizenship and lifestyle)
• Sociology of climate change, energy diversification, and energy literacy