Lisa Hymas

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

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Michelle Goldberg on the globalized culture war over reproductive rights [VIDEO]

Michelle Goldberg, author of "The Means of Reproduction: Sex, Power, and the Future of the World," talks about women's rights, abortion, & population.

The GINK Chronicles

Population media awards go to me and other, more worthy journalists

The winners of the Population Institute's Global Media Awards for Excellence in Population Reporting do impressive work publicizing population issues.

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Franzen tackles population and gears up for Oprah [VIDEO]

This season's It Book, "Freedom" by Jonathan Franzen, has a protagonist who's worried about population. Oprah's chosen the novel for her book club.

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A green guide to getting along for parents and the childfree

In the interests of fostering camaraderie between green-minded parents and childfree people, here are some cross-cultural communication tips.

Simon Says ...

NPR's Scott Simon on adoption and environmentalism

NPR host Scott Simon wants to encourage people to consider adoption, yet he's suspicious of people who might do it for environmental reasons.

Hot off the presses

How does population affect climate change?

Slowing population growth could get us 16-29% of the emissions cuts we need by 2050 to stave off dangerous climate change, according to a new study.

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Tyra Banks quizzes childfree couple [VIDEO]

Watch Tracy and Jared tell a slightly aghast Tyra Banks about their decision not to have kids.

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Self-reliance, population, and bringing children into a troubled world [VIDEO]

Chris Martenson, an evangelizer for self-reliance and resilience, addresses global population growth and other troubling trends in this video.

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Soap operas spread word on reproductive health and population [VIDEO]

This Brazilian show spread progressive messages about contraception and health to a mass audience, thanks to efforts by the Population Media Center.

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