Climate Now

An insider's perspective on advancing US climate policy

February 01, 2022 James Lawler Season 1 Episode 44
Climate Now
An insider's perspective on advancing US climate policy
Show Notes

Climate policy at the federal level is integral to mitigating the climate crisis. Unfortunately, the United States has had a hard time so far passing ambitious climate legislation. Why is that?

From the outside, the situation often seems hopeless. But what does it look like from inside Washington? To find out, Climate Now spoke with Alex McDonough.

Alex started his career as a policy advisor for Senator Harry Reid, co-founded Clean Energy for America, and is now a policy advisor and partner at Pioneer Public Affairs, a clean energy lobbying firm.