Rebecca Leber

Rebecca Leber is Grist's news editor and reports on climate politics and policy. Before Grist, she was a staff writer at The New Republic and a reporter for ThinkProgress. Follow her on Twitter and Facebook.

Election 2016

The GOP has a plagiarism problem and it’s not Melania Trump

Politicians copy industry talking points all the time, and it's harder to catch them in the act.

Election 2016

Hey, someone mentioned climate change on stage at the Republican convention

Of course, that doesn't mean they intend to do anything about it.

Election Guide ★ 2016

Getting serious about climate change: A cheat sheet for candidates

From reforming campaign finance to raising the gas tax, here are solutions that make sense.

Pence and insensibility

Mike Pence’s loose grip on reality is almost as bad as Trump’s

Here’s what Trump’s VP pick has to say about climate change and science.

HEADDESK

Republican platform declares coal is clean

We kid you not.

Election 2016

Sanders’ final win: Climate action in the Democratic platform

He's pushed the climate debate beyond what Clinton is comfortable with.

polar attraction

President Obama just made Arctic drilling more annoying

If anyone is still determined to drill in the Arctic, it’ll cost them a lot of $$$.

Climate Change

See how the Sierra Club’s leader is trolling Republicans

The green group’s executive director has offered to fill one of those empty time-slots at the GOP convention.

Brexed out

Younger Brits just had their future decided for them

Brexit may screw over young voters who care about climate change.