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Gerdes joins Energy Monitor as U.S. senior correspondent

September 7, 2020

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

Justin Gerdes

Justin Gerdes, an energy journalist, has joined Energy Monitor as its U.S. senior correspondent.

Energy Monitor, which is set to launch on Sept. 14, is a new New Statesman publication that aims to tell the story of the global energy transition.

Most recently, Gerdes was a contributing writer at Greentech Media. For more than 10 years, he has also been working freelance with his work appearing in Guardian, Forbes, Yale Environment 360, Greentech Media, City Lab, Mother Jones, Smithsonian and Ensia, among others.

He has also formerly published a blog at Forbes.com, where he reported on energy efficiency, LEDs, and EVs.

Gerdes has also worked as a journalist and web editor at Mandag Morgen. He was also editor-in-chief of Walter McGuire and Co. and was an editorial fellow at both The Commonwealth Club of California and Mother Jones.

Additionally, he is also the author of “Quitting Carbon: How Denmark Is Leading the Clean Energy Transition and Winning the Race to the Low-Carbon Future” and “Beyond Freeways: Community, Commerce, and Contention Along Los Angeles’s 710 Corridor.”


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