Looking for reliable information on the best green energy trends for your home or business? Look no further!
Follow these 12 experts on Twitter (in no particular order!) and stay up-to-date with the latest news and insights from green energy, climate change, renewables, and environmentalism.
Here’s the list…
David Toke has been campaigning on energy issues for around 30 years. He wrote the book ‘Green Energy’ in 1990 which was an influential argument in the UK for a non-nuclear approach to dealing with global warming. He has published many papers in leading political science journals on environmental, especially renewable energy, issues. David often tweets about renewable energy and the green industry.
Dr. Kate Marvel is a climate scientist and renowned writer, specialising in how humans impact the climate on earth. She’s a an earth enthusiast, and spends her time researching and reporting on how human activity affects the “variables we care about, from rainfall patterns to cloud cover.”
Kate has a very active Twitter, and an interesting in-depth blog site, where she discusses a variety of topics across many themes.
Thomas Nowak, secretary general of European Heart Pump Association, has been in the field of renewable energy and sustainable development for several years. He is also a member of the Board of the European Technology Platform on Renewable Heating & Cooling (RHC-Platform). Thomas tweets his opinions and retweets others’ perspectives on green & efficient energy.
We recently spoke to Thomas for an interview, which you can read here.
Al is co-founder and chairman of Generation Investment Management. He was the 45th Vice President of the US and stood for the presidency in 2000. He is a senior partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, and a member of Apple, Inc.’s board of directors. Gore spends the majority of his time as chairman of The Climate Reality Project, a non-profit devoted to solving the climate crisis. On his Twitter, he is encouraging people to act and support 100% renewable energy.
Lisa Hymas is the director of the climate and energy program at Media Matters for America. She is a passionate advocate for environmental issues and has worked as senior editor at Grist, an independent news organisation and website which discusses climate change, renewables, and our future on this earth.
Sustainable futurist, speaker, facilitator and journalist, Jim McClelland is among the best sustainability writers worldwide. He was a judge for the Environment Agency Water Efficiency Awards as well as the City of London Corporation ‘Sustainable City Awards’. His feed is very informative, with insights on climate change, waste management, and renewable energy.
Elon Musk is the co-founder, CEO and Product Architect at Tesla and the co-founder, CEO, and lead designer of Space Exploration Technologies. Previously, Elon co-founded and sold PayPal, the world’s leading Internet payment system, and Zip2, one of the first internet maps and directions services. He tweets facts and impactful articles on global warming and green energy.
Rebecca Goldberg is VersaVolt’s co-founder and CEO. She has 15 years of experience in building and developing new businesses and is skilled in scale-up, growth, and process engineering. Having published over 20 articles in The Washington Post, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Business & Economy, and Strategic Innovators on a variety of topics, she frequently tweets about growth opportunities, gender equality, and sustainable energy.
Tim is the Chief Communications Officer at the International Renewable Energy Agency, an intergovernmental organisation that supports countries in their transition to a sustainable energy future. His Twitter feed is packed with information on renewable energy and the industry, climate change, and updates from IRENA.
Darius is the Editor-in-Chief at Recharge, provider of intelligence and insights for the renewable energy industries. He has covered the offshore oil industry, writing for high-profile titles including Offshore Engineer, the Oil & Gas Journal, and the Petroleum Economist. A journalist with over 20 years’ experience in the global energy industry, he tweets about renewable energy and updates on sustainable energy sources.
Jennifer is chief editor of RenewableEnergyWorld.com and Renewable Energy World magazine. She currently serves as conference chair for the Offshore Wind Executive Summit as well as renewable energy conference chair for Power-Gen International. She tweets about updates on policies and useful articles about renewable energy.
Kees van der Leun worked on The Energy Report as project director, with the goal of showing how the world can reach 100 percent renewable energy by 2050. Currently, he is a Director at Ecofys, leading the development of its strategic consultancy. He actively tweets about the advantages of renewable energy and his presentations at events.
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