David Dodge hosts Green Energy Futures, a multimedia storytelling project about the clean-energy revolution. As an environmental journalist, he produced more than 350 Ecofile episodes for theCKUA Radio network, edited Borealismagazine, and was the production manager for a Canadian nature publisher. David has worked for non-profit organizations such as the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society, Destination Conservation, and the Pembina Institute.
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