Gov. Chris Sununu once again last week proposed a Northern Pass lite, high-voltage transmission system to bring now cheap HydroQuebec power to New Hampshire to offset spiking energy costs.

Now that he’s not a candidate … and therefore we’re not violating our policy against promoting or disparaging candidates, it’s time to sound off a little about New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu.

The Global Change Research Act of 1990 mandates the U.S. Global Change Research Program prepare this report every four years.

The report estimates New Hampshire saw $2.6 billion in value added from the outdoor recreation sector in 2021.

The report found that climate change has increased cold season snowmelt, the amount of winter precipitation falling as rain, and the frequency of rain-on-snow precipitation events.

The Forest Society has long had a special connection to Mt. Sunapee.

The purpose of the Congressional letter is to address the continuing rapid nature loss, persistent inequality of access to parks and outdoor recreation opportunities, and growing climate impacts.

The Commission will meet next on December 14.

Stay tuned to the Forest Advocate for updates on this issue.