Lisa Hymas

Lisa Hymas is senior editor at Grist. She tweets sometimes.

Grin and Bear It

Global climate activists try not to freak out over Trump’s win

It's not easy.

Death and carbon taxes

Washington state voters rejected a carbon-tax ballot initiative.

I-732 would have been a groundbreaking climate policy, but it was opposed not just by big business but by many environmentalists too.

The fight stuff

Climate hawk vs. climate hawk: State carbon tax divides national environmental leaders

A battle over a ballot initiative in Washington state has boiled over onto the national scene.

Call letter greens

Sanders is going all-out against the Dakota Access Pipeline, while Clinton is dodging the issue.

Sanders and four other senators sent a letter to Obama asking him to require a full environmental and cultural review of the pipeline.

Climate & Energy

Paris climate activities to be scaled back, even as official summit goes forward

After Friday's terrorist attacks, activists and organizers are deciding whether to scale back or cancel some planned events.

Climate & Energy

The 7 things you need to know now about the Keystone XL pipeline

Is Keystone permanently dead? Will this decision affect the climate? These answers, and more.

Climate & Energy

Obama says “no” to TransCanada’s latest Keystone gambit

The company asked for a delay in review of the pipeline proposal, hoping to push the decision off to the next president. Obama denied the request.

Climate & Energy

TransCanada tries desperate move to save Keystone XL pipeline

The pipeline company is asking for a delay in the federal review of its proposal, hoping to get the decision punted to Obama's successor.

Climate & Energy

Getting warmer: More Republicans are starting to take climate change seriously

Sen. Kelly Ayotte is among a handful of politicians trying to shift the GOP's approach. A recent Conservative Clean Energy Summit had the same goal.