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Gregor Macdonald

Portland, OR
Freelance Journalist — Freelance
Covers:  Energy, Climate, Transportation, Cities, Infrastructure, Economy

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Gregor Macdonald is a freelance journalist covering energy, cities, environment, and the economy.

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Sep 19, 2017

Has sales *growth* of ICE in the US market peaked? There’s reason to think so. Let’s see how this plays out as EV take market share.

Sep 19, 2017

@sampenrose @JustinGerdes That is a great way to phrase a classic business question, that seems almost philosophical in its scope.

Sep 19, 2017

@Noahpinion Has to be of some help that Japan understands better that "money" is just tokens, and all the matters is the ROI of spending these tokens.

Sep 19, 2017

@sampenrose @JustinGerdes Looking just a bit further out: as generation cost falls further, it improves economics of storage even if storage cost decline is slower.

Sep 19, 2017

@sampenrose @JustinGerdes Yes, as solar/wind energy capturing infrastructure declines in price, the zero-cost point moves closer in time.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Covering visiting speakers for my college newspaper.

How is social media changing news?

Interestingly, social media has sharpened the quality of newsflow thus making in-depth longform coverage all the more necessary.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

Intellectual curiosity, and a willingness to shed belief in favor of evidence.