By Katja Schroeder, Expedition PR
We like technology in all of its forms and facets. One of the most exciting areas of technology is how it drives sustainable development forward. Technology innovation opens up new ways to protect the environment, be more resource efficient and find better socioeconomic models.
It is a vast space to cover. Following are seven of our favorite bloggers and reporters who write about clean tech, sustainability and innovation topics, grouped in alphabetical order. This is neither a ranking, nor a comprehensive list. Just a short list of writers whose writings we follow and whose stories you might like to read as well.
1. Adam Aston, Contributor to GreenBiz et al
Twitter @adamanyc, 5K followers
Brooklyn-based writer Adam Aston specializes in stories about energy, environment, science and technology. He covers renewable and conventional energy technologies, efficiency, transportation, building and design, green finance, and corporate sustainability. A former BusinessWeek reporter, he now contributes to The Guardian, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)’s OnEarth, GreenBiz, The New York Times and MIT’s Technology Review, among others. Check out his website for a round-up of his articles.
2. Andrew Revkin, New York Times, Dot Earth
Twitter @revkin, 58K followers
Andrew Revkin has covered a broad spectrum of environmental issues for more than three decades. He left his New York Times staff position in 2009 to become the senior fellow for environmental understanding at Pace University’s Pace Academy for Applied Environmental Studies, but he continued to write his award-winning Dot Earth blog (now part of the New York Times’ Op-Ed section). Most recently Revkin covered the discussion about Climate Change prompted by the warm weather conditions at the Winter Olympics in Sochi.
3. Ariel Schwartz, Senior Editor Fast Company,
Twitter @arielhs, 11.2K followers
Based in San Francisco, Ariel Schwartz is an associate editor at Fast Company, focusing on world changing ideas and innovation. Previously, she was the Technology Editor at Inhabitat and the Site Editor at Cleantechnica.com. Schwartz has also contributed to SF Weekly, Popular Science, Greenbiz, NBC Bay Area, and GOOD Magazine. She frequently writes about companies with innovative business models that give back to society. Recent coverage includes Toms Shoes and Change.org.
4. Bryan Walsh, Senior Editor and Environmental Blogger, Time
Twitter @bryanrwalsh, 15.9K followers
Bryan Walsh is senior writer at Time in New York, covering energy and the environment. Walsh contributes to TIME.com’s Ecocentric.blog that covers environmental issues. His latest blog was on the outlook for the U.S. solar industry and its trade war with China.
5. David Biello, Associate Editor, Scientific American
Twitter @dbiello, 6,800 followers
If you went to the New York Academy of Sciences, chances are you saw David Biello on one its panels. He frequently moderates and speaks at panels at their events. Biello has been covering energy and the environment for more than a decade. In addition to writing for Scientific American and hosting the publication’s “60-Second Earth” podcast, he is also contributing to Yale Environment 360.
6. Leon Kayé, TriplePundit Contributor and GreenGoPost Editor
Twitter @leonkaye, 6.2K followers
West coast-based Leon Kaye is passionate about making the business case for sustainability. He has written numerous articles about clean energy, technology, and incorporating sustainability as part of the corporate strategy. He is a regular contributor to The Guardian and Triple Pundit. He founded and publishes GreenGoPost.com, an online publication that wants to show that “adopting a more sustainable lifestyle does not mean a drab existence.” Kayé believes that “we can reduce waste, achieve energy independence, heal our land, and yes, we are American—make some $$$ at the same time!”
7. Martin LaMonica, Contributing Editor MIT Technology Review
Twitter @mlamonica, 10.3K followers
LaMonica spent ten years as a senior editor at CNET, where he headed the Green Tech blog. Based in Boston, Martin LaMonica is now writing for MIT Technology Review, GreenTech Media and GreenBiz. You can also see his writings in New Scientist, OnEarth and The Boston Globe. His main coverage focus is energy technology, with an emphasis on research and businesses that help meet the growing need for energy in an environmentally sustainable way. You can browse his articles by topic on his website.
There are many more great writers and bloggers, covering sustainability, clean tech and green tech topics. Contact us here to share some of your favorites.