Lisa Hymas

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

Climate & Energy

Obama gets apocalyptic as he talks climate change in Alaska

The president kicked off a tour of Alaska with a dramatic speech warning of the possibility of "submerged countries" and "abandoned cities."

Climate & Energy

Here’s where every single presidential candidate stands on Keystone — except Hillary Clinton

Rumor has it that Obama will reject the Keystone pipeline soon. We've rounded up the positions of all the people running to replace him.

Climate & Energy

Obama gives unusually passionate, personal speech as he unveils Clean Power Plan

The president told an anecdote from his college years to illustrate the importance of new rules to clean up climate pollution from power plants.

Whitehouse on White House

Climate-hawk senator is “very disappointed” in Obama on Arctic drilling

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse tells Grist what he thinks of the president's climate record. Plus: commentary on Hillary Clinton and the pope.

Climate & Energy

The 4 big climate trends we’re tracking this year

From Paris to pipelines, here's what Grist is paying close attention to -- and how you can help.

Climate & Energy

Shell says eff you to Seattle

The oil giant is bringing its Arctic drilling rig to the famously green city despite heavy resistance, and Seattle is saying eff you right back.


Should climate hawks push Elizabeth Warren to run for president?

Warren aggressively opposes Keystone XL, the Trans-Pacific Partnership, and corporate power. That’s quite a contrast with Clinton’s views.

Climate & Energy

Obama keeps saying smart stuff about climate change, will say more of it on Earth Day

The president will visit the Florida Everglades on Wednesday to talk about how climate change threatens the economy.

Climate & Energy

Don’t be fooled by Jeb Bush’s new rhetoric on climate change

Bush said some stuff about climate change that sounded "moderate," but he still doesn't actually want to do anything about the problem.