If Newt Gingrich were backpedaling any faster on climate change, he might actually come full circle and turn into Al Gore. But what can the man do? He’s totally damaged his right-wing reputation by believing in science and giving a crap about the future survival of anything. What Republican can run with the hideous heart of environmentalism beating under his floorboards? That scene on the love seat with Nancy Pelosi was bad enough. Now it turns out Gingrich -- or at least his co-editor -- was planning to include a whole chapter on climate change in a new book about …
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Greg Hanscom is a senior editor at Grist. He tweets about cities, bikes, transportation, policy, and sustainability at @ghanscom.
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