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Twitter list: top green economics tweeters

Hot on the heels of our recent list of green political tweeters, here’s one focusing on economics.

These are people to follow if you’re interested in the relationship between the economy and the environment – from green growth and sustainable investment to re-thinking consumerism.

This is a work in progress and suggestions are very welcome. I’ll be updating Green Alliance’s green economy list with your additions

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Mariana Mazzucato @MazzucatoM
Economist and RM Phillips Professor in Science & Technology Policy, University of Sussex SPRU. Author, The Entrepreneurial State.

Ann Pettifor @AnnPettifor
Obsessing about link between bank money, regulation, debt & interest; de-regulation, economic crises & climate change

John Kay @JohnKayFT
Journalist for the Financial Times, a successful author, an academic and a businessman.

Andrew Simms @AndrewSimms_nef
Author of Ecological Debt, Tescopoly, Eminent Corporations & some other things. Fellow of nef

Diane Coyle @diane1859
The Enlightened Economist. Author of The Economics of Enough: how to run the economy as if the future matters

Michael Liebreich @MLiebreich
CEO, Bloomberg New Energy Finance. Visiting Professor, Imperial College. Clean energy, politics, economics. Entrepreneur. Analyst.

Noreena Hertz @noreenahertz
Bestselling Author, The Silent Takeover & IOU:The Debt Threat; Advisor to CEOs, Gvts, NGOs; Professor of Globalisation, Sustainability & Finance @Duisenberg & Cambridge University

Rachel botsman @rachelbotsman
Social Innovator. Speaker. Author on the power of collaborative technologies to transform business, public services and the way we live.

The Finance Lab @TheFinanceLab
Global systems change project incubating new forms of prosperity for people&planet. By WWF-Uk & ICAEW

Sustainable investment

Penny Shepherd @PennyShepherdUK
Chief Executive of the UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association.

The United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative is a unique partnership on sustainable finance between the United Nations and private finance.

Raj Thamotheram @RajThamotheram
Investing as if the Long Term Matters

Carbon Tracker @CarbonBubble
Project Director: James Leaton; Objective – aligning the financial markets to tackle climate change

Sustainable business

BusinessGreen @BusinessGreen
The UK’s leading web site for green business news and analysis

CBI climate change @CBI_CC
The CBI helps create and sustain the conditions in which businesses in the United Kingdom can compete and prosper for the benefit of all.

Tony Greenham @nefbusiness
For banks and businesses that serve people and planet

Guardian Sustainable Business @GuardianSustBiz
Guardian Sustainable Business: aggregated news and leading-edge views for corporate sustainability professionals

Government policy

David Nash @davidnash1
Research Fellow at the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR), working on economics, business and climate change policy

Chris Hewett @chrisjhewett
Fellow of The Finance Innovation Lab, working on disruptive finance policy. Associate of Green Alliance. I write on finance, green economy, energy and climate.

Public Interest Research Centre @pircuk
Climate, energy, economics.


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Sylvia was the editor of Green Alliance's blog from 2010 to April 2013. She is an assistant producer on Al Jazeera English's flagship environmental show, earthrise, and an award-winning print journalist who writes for publications including the Guardian, the Evening Standard and New Scientist. She was previously a policy adviser at Green Alliance.

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