Lisa Hymas

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

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

Can a giant ice wall stop Fukushima radiation from leaking into the sea?

Some 300 tons of radioactive water are pouring from the plant into the Pacific every day, so TEPCO wants to build a mile-long underground ice wall to stop the leakage.

The craziest political race of the year is putting climate in the spotlight

In the Virginia gubernatorial contest, gung-ho climate denier Ken Cuccinelli is up against Democratic mega-fundraiser Terry McAuliffe.