Michael Graham Richard

Writer

Expertise

Technology, Transportation, Science

Education

University of Ottawa

Introduction

Michael Graham Richard is a writer and editor from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He worked at Treehugger from 2005 until 2016, writing mainly about technology and transportation. He was editor-in-chief for two years.

 

Experience

Richard filled a few different roles at Treehugger. He was editor-in-chief from 2006 to 2008, before switching to editor of the Science & Technology and Cars & Transportation categories until 2016. His work has appeared on Mother Nature Network (now part of Treehugger), Huffington Post, and Planet Green (owned by Discovery Communications). 

Richard was profoundly influenced by reading "The Ecology of Commerce" by Paul Hawken and "Good News For A Change" by David Suzuki and Holly Dressel. These books changed the way he thought about the world and spurred him to take action through his writing. 

 

Education

Richard attended the University of Ottawa for his undergraduate degree and law school, before starting work at Treehugger. 

Treehugger and Dotdash

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