Jesse Chase-Lubitz


Jesse Chase-Lubitz is a freelance climate journalist based in London. She is a writer for "Nature Briefing: Anthropocene," a weekly newsletter for Nature magazine about the footprint of humans on Earth.  In addition, Chase-Lubitz co-writes a weekly newsletter on climate change adaptation infrastructure called "Edifice."

Chase-Lubitz also writes for Al Jazeera, Bloomberg, Yahoo News, Foreign Policy, The American Prospect, and others. 

She received a master's in environmental policy and regulation at the London School of Economics (LSE), where she conducted original research into Dutch sea level rise adaptation architecture within the Netherlands and Indonesia. She earned her bachelor's as a double major in evolutionary biology and history from Columbia University.

Chase-Lubitz also worked for the Department of Geography and the Environment at LSE, assisting with research on a project called Power and Equity in the Production of Climate Knowledge. 

In 2019, she worked for a year at The Japan Times in Tokyo as a Henry Luce Scholar, where she wrote on immigration and climate change policies in Japan. She also covered the nexus of climate and trade policy at Inside World Trade.

Prior to that, Chase-Lubitz reported on agriculture and trade for Politico, and researched corruption and human smuggling networks in the Balkans for the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Her career began at Foreign Policy as an American Society of Magazine Editors honoree. 


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