John Vidal

John Vidal, born 1949 in Accra, Ghana, is a journalist and author. He was environment editor at the Guardian in London from 1989 to 2015. His current book, Fevered Planet, an investigation into the ecological roots of modern diseases, will be published by Bloomsbury in 2022.  Vidal lives in Chirk, Wales.

Articles by this author

Are we running out of water? (Issue III/2022)

The start of a new era

Climate change presents us with unprecedented challenges. The Indian historian Dipesh Chakrabarty calls for a change of perspective and in the process rediscovers human history.