The rise of greenfluencers has made the sustainability and renewables accessible to a wider audience. We have prepared a list of 10 of the leading climate change, renewables and sustainable business influencers for you to follow on socials, to help you stay informed with the latest developments in the UK.

Green Light by The Guardian

Green Light by the Guardian is a series exploring the critical role global corporations play in curbing the climate crisis. Here you can find weekly updates on the most pressing environmental issues, case studies, initiatives and innovations galore.

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Octopus Energy

Powering three million UK homes and businesses with green electricity, the Octopus Energy Group is a global energy transition collective. Across their socials, and in particular their website blog, you can find useful insights on a wide array of issues affecting the UK’s energy sector.

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Friends of the Earth

The UK’s most influential environmental campaigning organisations, with the largest global environmental network. Follow them to find climate change campaigning groups working in over 200 communities in the UK.

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Green Finance Institute

The UK’s principal forum for public/private sector collaboration in green finance, Follow the Green Finance Institute for the latest public and private sector reports, taskforces and job opportunities.

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Greenpeace UK

Greenpeace UK supports a range of scientific research, investigation and education projects in the UK, all of which address the urgent environmental problems we face. Follow their website, Twitter, and LinkedIn to get the latest climate change-oriented and humanitarian perspectives behind the renewables sector.

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Carbon Brief

Carbon Brief reports on the latest developments and media coverage of climate science and energy policy, with a particular focus on the UK. They produce news coverage, analysis and fact-checks, and publish a daily and weekly email briefing.

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BetaTalk – The Renewable Energy and Low Carbon Heating Podcast

BetaTalk’s podcast is enhancing awareness for renewables and clean technology with key opinion formers. In his weekly podcast, Nathan discusses energy and the transition to low carbon technologies such as solar, thermal and heat pumps with some of the best renewable engineers.

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Edie is media brand focusing on sustainability, energy and environmentalism. Their specialised content, which includes articles, podcasts, events and reports, help energy and environmental professionals make more sustainable business decisions.

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Zestec Renewable Energy

Zestec funds high quality renewable energy solutions in the commercial space. Their informative content will help you keep up to date with insider information on market trends, innovations in the field and case studies of companies decarbonising their operations.

But what if I want an international perspective? Here are three renown global influencers to follow.

  • Al Gore – Former US VP and chairman of The Climate Voice, Al Gore is a leading voice on clean energy and climate change policy.
  • BloombergNEF – Their regular website content will help you keep pace with sector transitions in solar, wind and storage.
  • Cleaning up with Michael Liebreich Podcast: Once a week Michael hosts a conversation with a leader in sustainable development, exploring the low-carbon transition.