Lisa Hymas

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

Politics

Senate approves Keystone — and here’s why that doesn’t matter

The Senate has wasted the entire month of January debating a bill that Obama is going to veto.

Climate & Energy

Here’s an excellent analogy about climate change and developing countries

What if you showed up late to a dinner party, missed the food, and then got stuck doing the dishes?

Declaring ANWR on the GOP

Obama to protect Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

The president is picking a big fight with oil-lovin' Republicans, and the green community is delighted.

Living

Join a Buy Nothing group and feel warm ‘n’ fuzzy

The Buy Nothing Project has launched more than 300 local Facebook groups that make it easy for people to share things with their neighbors.

Politics

3 climate hawks who won their races

… and five climate hawks who lost.

Green Screen

“Night Moves” is why people hate environmentalists

This indie thriller highlights some of the most detestable clichés of the save-the-trees mentality. Our roundtable of writers weigh in.

Climate & Energy

Where does Hillary Clinton stand on fracking?

She's all for it, if it's done "safely." But as secretary of state, she pushed fracking on other countries whether it would be safe or not.

Climate & Energy

Keystone XL could be even worse than you thought

The pipeline could lead to up to four times as much CO2 pollution as the State Department has estimated, according to a new study.

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.