Listen to Our New Podcast, Political Climate

House Speaker Paul Ryan announced last week that he won’t seek reelection in 2018. His decision will have major consequences for the Republican Party — and potentially for climate and energy policy.

In the second episode of GTM’s new podcast Political Climate, co-host Shane Skelton, former energy adviser to Paul Ryan, explains why losing the Wisconsin lawmaker’s leadership in Congress will be bad for advancing environmental legislation.

Next, we tackle the controversy surrounding EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt. We’ve seen the reports of his $25,000 phone booth, first-class plane tickets and a $50-per-night apartment linked to energy lobbyists. Equally troubling, employees were reportedly …read more

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