Tim Cook's recent announcement that he had hired Lisa Jackson, the former head of the Environmental Protection Agency, raised a lot of eyebrows. Now that the hubbub has died down, it's time to take a closer look. In this video, Fool.com contributors Aimee Duffy and Tyler Crowe cut to the chase and talk about energy and environmental lobbying at Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and its big tech peers.

Fool contributor Aimee Duffy has no position in any stocks mentioned. Fool contributor Tyler Crowe owns shares of Apple. For more energy information, follow them on Twitter, @TMFDuffy and @TylerCroweFool.

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