Lisa Hymas

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

Climate & Energy

Why haven’t the big green groups divested from fossil fuels?

Activists are pushing colleges and cities to divest, but it turns out many major environmental groups still haven't dumped their own dirty energy stocks, Naomi Klein reports.

Politics

Mitt Romney tells college grads to have lots of babies

Breed early and breed often. That was the gist of Mitt Romney's advice in a commencement address at Southern Virginia University.

Politics

Mark Zuckerberg’s political group funds ads promoting Keystone and ANWR drilling

The group, founded by the Facebook boss and other tech titans to promote immigration reform, is financing ads that call for more oil exploration. What gives?

Politics

Sierra Club comes out in favor of immigration reform

The group's board has unanimously endorsed a pathway to citizenship, a big shift after years of internal fighting over immigration.

Climate & Energy

Obama’s group Organizing for Action finally takes up climate change … sort of

The Obama team isn't pushing for climate legislation, it's just trying to embarrass climate deniers in Congress. But better than nothing, right?

Climate & Energy

Court hands EPA a victory in fight against mountaintop-removal mining

A federal appeals court has ruled that the EPA can block a permit for a big, controversial coal mine in West Virginia. Activists are celebrating.

Climate & Energy

EPA bashes State Department’s ‘insufficient’ Keystone report

The EPA says State still hasn't done its homework on the Keystone XL pipeline's potential environmental effects.

Climate & Energy

Koch brothers want to buy L.A. Times, Chicago Tribune, six other papers

Billionaire oil barons Charles and David Koch -- mega-funders of climate denial and right-wing causes -- are looking to get into the media business.

Climate & Energy

This bipartisan energy-efficiency bill might actually be able to pass Congress

Sens. Jeanne Shaheen and Rob Portman have a new bill that aims to improve efficiency in commercial buildings, manufacturing, and the federal government.

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