Ryan’s ‘Mainstream’ Energy Positions Will Inspire Conservatives

Ryan’s ‘Mainstream’ Energy Positions Will Inspire Conservatives

In a 2009 editorial, Representative Paul Ryan said scientists had manipulated data to support the position that man made emissions are warming the planet. Ryan has proposed cutting government funding for energy efficiency and renewable energy, ending an Energy Department program to support the development of plug-in hybridelectric vehicles, and cutting support for projects to make the electric transmission grid more efficient. Photo: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images