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.

Terry, terry, quite contrary

Meet the most pro-climate appointee Trump has made yet.

That's not saying much.

dynamic polluter duo

Is Trump’s EPA pick or State nominee the riper target for Democrats?

Or the answer is both.

oh frack

The EPA found that fracking can impact drinking water quality.

The EPA, in the end, didn't include more controversial text.

COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN

George W. Bush EPA chief slams Trump’s pick

"I don’t recall ever having seen an appointment of someone who is so disdainful of the agency.”

The Standing Rock Sioux will be ready to take a Trump challenge to courts

The pipeline is far from dead. But it’s also still far from a sure thing.

solid red

It’s not just D.C.: Republicans dominated elections at the state level this year, too.

State politics matter, too. Now more than ever.

The media's been trumped

Trump spun his climate denial to the New York Times and lots of people fell for it

No, the president-elect's views on climate change have not shifted.

The EPA chief’s post-election message: Keep calm and carry on.

"The train to a global, clean energy future has already left the station."

Inside the climate movement’s Trump-fighting strategy

It will take a combination of political, legal, and social pressure to reduce his administration's damage.