David R. Baker

Energy Reporter, San Francisco Chronicle

David Baker is a reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle, who covers energy and clean tech. He joined the paper in 2000 after spending five years in Southern California reporting for the Los Angeles Times and the Los Angeles Daily News. He has reported on wind farms, geothermal fields, solar power plants and oil fields.

He graduated from Amherst College and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

David R. Baker's Simple Shift

My wife and I both commute on mass transit. Our apartment here in the city is basically a test bed for different types of light bulbs. I got pretty much every kind that's on the market right now. I am constantly going around and turning off the lights around the place.

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