Lisa Hymas

Lisa Hymas is senior editor at Grist. You can follow her on Twitter and Google+.

Like father, like daughter

Liz Cheney scorns climate action, just like her dad

Dick Cheney's eldest claims that the EPA and the Clean Water Act pose "a much greater threat" to America than global warming.

Food fight

Eden Foods hit by backlash for fighting Obamacare’s contraception mandate

Angry customers are organizing boycotts, signing petitions, and pushing Whole Foods to stop carrying Eden products.

Eden Foods pulls a Hobby Lobby

This organic food company is refusing to pay for employees’ birth control

Just like Hobby Lobby, Eden Foods has sued the Obama administration, claiming its owner's religious rights should trump employees' rights to access contraception.

Climate & Energy

Obama gears up for his big climate move

The president is about to launch the largest climate change initiative in U.S. history, and it's not because he's a tree-hugging hippie.

Climate & Energy

Is the Obama admin leaning toward requiring frackers to disclose the chemicals they use?

In an interview with Grist, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy and Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz suggested that frackers might need to be more forthcoming about their chemical cocktails.

Politics

Obama delays Keystone decision — again

The administration is giving federal agencies more time to weigh in on the pipeline. That means a decision will probably be pushed past the midterm elections.

Climate & Energy

Who had the best one-liners at the Senate’s climate slumber party?

Thirty U.S. senators stayed up all night long on Monday to talk about climate change. Did your senators join in the fun?

Climate & Energy

You can thank Warren Buffett for many of those exploding oil trains

His Berkshire Hathaway investment group owns many of the flimsy rail cars used to transport oil, and it has vigorously fought tighter regulation.

Climate & Energy

Bummer for anti-Keystoners: Report finds no conflict of interest, despite obvious conflicts of interest

ERM, which wrote the environmental study on Keystone XL, did dodgy and deceptive stuff, but none of it amounted to serious rule breaking, says the State Department's inspector general.

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