Lisa Hymas

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

Climate & Energy

10 states to sue Obama admin for dragging feet on climate rules

The EPA has missed a deadline for regulating new power plants, and a coalition of states, cities, and green groups is fed up with delays.

Climate & Energy

Activists to Interior: Stop letting coal companies pillage our land, atmosphere, and treasury

Green groups are calling on the Obama administration to stop selling off publicly owned coal at bargain-basement prices to rapacious energy companies.

Living

You’re forking out $9,000 a year to own your car

Forget the environmental costs of driving a car. The financial costs alone should be enough to shock you into walking, biking, busing, and sharing.

Climate & Energy

InsideClimate wins Pulitzer for reporting on tar-sands spill

The nonprofit news site is being honored for its coverage of a spill into the Kalamazoo River and the broader dangers posed by tar-sands pipelines.

Politics

Sally Jewell will now be your interior secretary

The Senate has given its OK to Obama's interior nominee, who's worked most recently as CEO of REI and who started her career as an oil engineer.

Business & Technology

Subaru finally introduces a hybrid; crunchy yuppies rejoice

Just 16 years after Toyota first started selling the Prius, Subaru has unveiled its own hybrid. Urban hipsters and Portlanders are excited.

Climate & Energy

Senate gives a big, fat thumbs-up to Keystone XL

The vote was non-binding but all too telling. On Friday, the Senate voted 62 to 37 in favor of building the Keystone XL tar-sands pipeline.

Climate & Energy

Another climate delay from the Obama admin?

The EPA may postpone release of its landmark greenhouse gas regulations for new power plants. Environmentalists are not pleased.

Politics

Another George Bush runs for office in Texas, talks up oil and gas drilling

George Prescott Bush, son of Jeb Bush, has kicked off a campaign to run for Texas land commissioner next year. Drill, baby Bush, drill!

Got 2.7 seconds?

We've devised the world's shortest survey to find out what kind of actions our readers are taking. You know you want to.

×