Gregor Macdonald is a freelance journalist who covers cities, climate, and energy. After years spent in Boston, Los Angeles, and London, he currently resides with his family in Portland, Oregon.

He has written for the Economist Intelligence Unit, Petroleum Economist, Atlantic Media’s Route Fifty, PV Magazine, Next City, Nature, The Rocky Mountain Institute, and Buzzfeed. Gregor also gives regular talks to university students and other professionals seeking to better understand the current energy transition.

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Gregor Macdonald 

Journalist covering cities, climate, and energy.