Lisa Hymas

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

Climate & Energy

Naomi Klein says big green groups are more trouble than climate deniers

She argues that mainstream environmentalists are too tied to the neoliberal agenda to embrace the huge shifts needed to tackle climate change.

Climate & Energy

Can these three billionaire superfriends save the climate?

Michael Bloomberg, Tom Steyer, and Hank Paulson are teaming up to launch a big bipartisan climate initiative next month.

Climate & Energy

Canadian PM to Obama: Let’s make a deal on Keystone!

Prime Minister Stephen Harper has sent a letter to Obama proposing "joint action" on CO2 emissions, hoping to pave the way for Keystone approval.

Climate & Energy

Cool news: Big fridges to get more efficient under new Obama rules

Just what you've been waiting for: Another reason to feel good about buying Ben & Jerry's.

Politics

Democrats will soon have a big, fat fight over fracking

Many Democratic politicians are pro-fracking. Many core Democratic voters are not. As the 2016 election nears, that conflict will heat up.

Climate & Energy

Climate scientists are 95 percent sure that humans are causing global warming

Leaked drafts of the forthcoming fifth IPCC climate report reveal that scientists are more sure than ever before that we're screwing up the climate.

Business & Technology

Don’t expect that hybrid minivan any time soon

Toyota sells a hybrid minivan in Japan, but it has no plans to sell one in the U.S., and neither do any other automakers.

Business & Technology

Why your hybrid doesn’t get that promised mileage

Ford is making "goodwill" payments to owners of C-Max hybrids to atone for inflated mileage claims. Now EPA says it will revamp its rules on how mileage is measured.

Climate & Energy

Sometimes a hybrid is greener than an electric car

Most times, actually. If you live in a state with lots of coal power, then charging your car with that power is not so climate-friendly.