Carol Shea-Porter

Editorials from around New England

Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New England newspapers:


Rutland Herald, Oct. 14

Most Vermonters are aware of the need to make the shift toward renewable energy and away from reliance on fossil fuels for electricity, transportation, heating, industry and other uses. There is never unanimity about anything, but the reality of climate change is probably as uncontroversial in Vermont as it is anywhere in the country. The discussion in Vermont is more about what should be done than about whether action is necessary.

The federal government is another story. In recent days, Scott Pruitt, head of the Environmental...