Lisa Hymas

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

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.

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.