An Interview With Gina McCarthy: Pruitt, Coal Politics and the Unstoppable Rise of Clean Energy

Gina McCarthy reflects on Scott Pruitt's attacks on the EPA.
Gina McCarthy reflects on Scott Pruitt’s attacks on the EPA.

Gina McCarthy isn’t happy watching Scott Pruitt dismantle the climate plan that she helped President Obama build. But she doesn’t think Pruitt will be successful.

“They’ve made a lot of announcements; they haven’t made a lot of progress,” she said in an interview on The Interchange podcast. McCarthy predicted that EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt will keep getting “slapped back” by legal challenges.

And even if Pruitt makes progress, the markets have spoken against him. “The market has…

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