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Leonie Joubert

Leonie Joubert

    Restoring water catchment areas leaves us flush
    Restoring water catchment areas leaves us flush
    Spending on catchment areas provides solutions to the problems of water supply and demand, write Kristal Maze and Leonie Joubert.
    Green paper is short on detail
    Green paper is short on detail
    Without measurable targets, how are we going to achieve our climate change goals?
    COP in or COP-out?
    COP in or COP-out?
    Climate change negotiations are like a 17-year group effort to write a book. Will Durban close a chapter?
    The invisible refugee
    The invisible refugee
    The term “refugee” isn't one governments want to talk about in the context of climate change
    The invisible refugee
    The invisible refugee
    Environmental change is expected to trigger large-scale migration in the Sahel, which faces a future of water shortages and drought.
    The big carbon conundrum
    The big carbon conundrum
    There's something incongruous about the fact that Denmark is hosting this year's United Nations Climate Summit in December.
    Pseudo-science: warts and all
    Pseudo-science: warts and all
    We've evolved to have the pattern-recognition software in our brains, even if it sometimes leads us to false conclusions.
    Terror on two wheels
    Terror on two wheels
    As long as two-wheelers have to share the road with four-wheelers, it's clear who will come off second best.
    Darwin and the chicken's egg
    Darwin and the chicken's egg
    Darwin showed how natural forces explain the origins of life. This was not a world that needed a divine sculptor.
    A bittersweet remedy
    A bittersweet remedy
    Alternative medicine: What's the harm in a bit of placebo effect, dressed up as a legitimate remedy?
    Earth rising
    Earth rising
    Consider how radically an understanding of the heavens has changed; how we view ourselves and our place in the universe.