Articles by Leonie Joubert

Leonie Joubert is a South Africa-based science writer grappling with many of today's tough environmental and social justice issues: climate collapse, environmental change, energy policy, cities as development hubs, and why today’s food system leaves many hungry, heavy, and sick (the hunger-obesity poverty-paradox). She has spent 20 years exploring these topics through books, journalism, communication support to academics and civil society organisations, non-fiction creative writing, podcasting, and public speaking.  Leonie has received several awards for her work over the years. She has written more than 10 books, most recently has been published in National Geographic magazine, and is a regular contributor to the Daily Maverick Our Burning Planet climate team (