20 Best Podcasts About Sustainable Energy of 2021

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Are you wanting to learn more about sustainable energy? Well you’ve come to the right place. This is a curated list of the best sustainable energy podcasts of 2021.

We have selected these podcasts for a variety of reasons, but they are all well worth a listen. We tried to select a variety of podcasts across the spectrum from hosts with a wide breadth of experience.

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Best Sustainable Energy Podcasts 2021

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Cleaning Up. Leadership in an age of climate change.

  • Publisher: Michael Liebreich
  • Total Episodes: 43

Once a week Michael Liebreich has a conversation with a leader in clean energy, mobility, climate finance or sustainable development. Informational, inspiring and fun!

GreenBiz 350

  • Publisher: Joel Makower and Heather Clancy
  • Total Episodes: 214

GreenBiz 350 is a weekly podcast taking you behind the headlines in green business. Original stories and interviews cover renewable energy, clean technologies, sustainable supply chains, cities, food, climate change and more.

Home Style Green – Sustainable Design and Building

  • Publisher: Matthew Cutler-welsh
  • Total Episodes: 255

How do you make a healthy, comfortable home that’s sustainable and cost effective? A ‘green’ home is the foundation of living a green lifestyle. Join me as I interview leading architects from around the world and discuss the how, why and who of eco homes and sustainable design. From simple energy saving tips to insulation upgrades, kitchen remodelling, solar power and insulating concrete slabs. #Feedback to [email protected]’s Green Architects’ Lounge

  • Publisher: Chris Briley and Phil Kaplan
  • Total Episodes: 31

Green building experts with practical hands-on how-to info on energy efficiency, sustainable products and integrated design

Vice Versa with Matt & Ricky

  • Publisher: Matt Ferrell and Ricky Roy
  • Total Episodes: 25

Join Matt & Ricky each week as they discuss the latest news about electric vehicles, renewable energy, and technology. Matt Ferrell publishes videos about smart and sustainable technologies at the Undecided with Matt Ferrell YouTube channel. And Ricky publishes videos about the future of technology, energy, and transportation.


  • Publisher: Shari Friedman and Denise Odaro
  • Total Episodes: 72

Did you know we can fight climate change and reduce poverty by investing in sustainable businesses and greener practices? Join ClimateBiz co-hosts Shari Friedman and Esohe Denise Odaro as they explore inspiring global trends in green finance, buildings, agriculture, energy, manufacturing, and more – with world leaders, groundbreaking CEOs, and titans of international investment. No one knows about these emerging opportunities better than IFC, the world’s largest development institution focused exclusively on the private sector in developing countries. Explore Opportunities Discover Solutions If you want to be part of the movement toward a sustainable world, then ClimateBiz is the podcast you need. About the Hosts: • Shari Friedman is IFC’s Climate Strategist and brings to the microphone experience in both the public and private spheres of green finance. As part of the of the US negotiating team for the Kyoto Protocol and an early player in renewable energy private equity funds, she brings a holistic view of what it takes to build climate markets. • Esohe Denise Odaro is Head of Investor Relations at IFC. She also chairs the Steering Committee of the Green, Social and Sustainability Linked Bond Principles, the most referenced framework globally for thematic bonds. In fact, Denise’s leadership in the development of the sustainable bond market led to her being named 2020 “Personality of the Year” by Environmental Finance Magazine.

The Abstract

  • Publisher: Inverse
  • Total Episodes: 93

From the natural world to outer space, Inverse offers timely journalism and interesting points of view for people who want to know what’s next. Health research, updates on SpaceX and NASA, sleep psychology, pseudo-science debunks, nightmarish robots, advancing A.I., shifting cultures, more sustainable energy, and those never-ending studies on caffeine and beer: The Abstract delivers weird facts straight to your brain, three times a week, two stories at a time.

Brightest Bulbs

  • Publisher: Cummins
  • Total Episodes: 6

You are in the right place if you are looking to learn about the latest innovations in energy and power or find out what is in the works to build a sustainable energy future. Follow Cummins and host Thomas Hillig as we bring you the latest news and insights around emerging energy technologies. Because “innovation” isn’t just a buzz word for us. It’s a way of life.

Mission Shunya

  • Publisher: Girish Shivakumar
  • Total Episodes: 55

Mission Shunya (Shunya=Zero) is all about the transition to a zero carbon economy. The podcast features conversations related to clean-tech and sustainability. A new podcast episode is released every fortnight. Experts from around the world are featured along with people whose businesses and actions are having a positive impact and aims to inspire every individual take action to do their bit for the planet. Renewable energy, electric vehicles, sustainable development, climate change, circular economy are just a few of the topics that will be covered. Pics Credit – Unsplash | Guests


  • Publisher: cH2ange
  • Total Episodes: 7

H2OME is a sci-fi story about how we managed to build a sustainable society.In a future where a few hundred people have sought shelter on Mars to escape the climate crisis, an expedition back to Earth 150 years later could shed light on the energy transition and reveal many secrets.What would we do if our backs were against the wall? What if our civilization was able to create a fully sustainable society, eliminating pollution and the other harmful effects of climate change?Find out with Joanna, a 30-year-old anthropologist from Mars, leading an investigation on Earth to answer these questions.H2OME is a 6-episode story by cH2ange (supported by Air Liquide). Listen to one episode each week!Written and produced by Spintank, recorded at Entreprise studio FA, Paris, for cH2ange

Climate Changers

  • Publisher: Ryan Flahive
  • Total Episodes: 62

Climate Changers features interviews with remarkable entrepreneurs, scientists, activists, educators and other leaders who are taking initiative as we face a growing climate crisis. Climate Changers is for people who are tired of feeling helpless and want to hear real stories from thoughtful and effective leaders who are on the front lines of building the products and coalitions that will create change The future is worth fighting for, so join me in this weekly celebration of the heroes who are working to create a new and sustainable resource and energy economy.

The SPE Podcast

  • Publisher: The SPE Podcast
  • Total Episodes: 51

The SPE Podcast is powered by the Society of Petroleum Engineers, whose vision is to advance the oil and gas community’s ability to meet the world’s energy demands in a safe, environmentally responsible, and sustainable manner. Join the conversation on all of SPE’s social media platforms using #SPEpodcast. Learn more at


  • Publisher: Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)
  • Total Episodes: 22

As we enter a new decade, ARENA is launching season three of our podcast ReWired. Together we will look at the different pieces of Australia’s energy puzzle, and learn how they might come together in a future powered by renewables.  Over six episodes, energy experts and innovators will explore a wide range of topics – the role of large-scale storage in balancing the grid, the transition to a consumer-driven energy system, and the electric vehicle revolution driving us to a more sustainable transport system.  We will look at the state of Australia’s hydrogen industry, and hear how energy intensive industries are becoming more efficient and embracing renewables.  You made the first two seasons of ReWired a massive success, and inspired us to share more of the important stories about Australia’s shift to renewable energy. Find out more at 

Genome Insider

  • Publisher: JGI
  • Total Episodes: 16

Stories where genes and genomes are key to solving energy and environment challenges. Hear diverse voices in science talk about their groundbreaking research to better understand — and harness — the superpowers encoded in plants, fungi, microalgae, environmental viruses, and bacteria to contribute to a more sustainable world. Join host Alison F. Takemura, PhD, for regular episodes to get an intimate look at the life around us.

Conversations in Clean Energy Podcast

  • Publisher: Sustainable Westchester
  • Total Episodes: 3

Conversations in Clean Energy, presented by nonprofit Sustainable Westchester, is designed to discuss topics in the clean energy sector related to renewable energy sourcing, clean heating & cooling technology and electrification. Topics will focus on: clean energy technologies, project siting and feasibility, policy and legislation financing and investment, planning and development and environmental justice; all positively impacting the energy landscape, the local environment, and the health and resiliency of communities and their residents.  Through conversations with key industry leaders, critical government and policy decision makers, community stakeholders, tech innovators and more, host Radina Valova, Regulatory Vice President at the Interstate Renewable Energy Council, will explore what’s new in clean energy, what’s trending, what’s coming. The podcast will put listeners to be “in the know,” trigger important conversations and provide information for usable action steps. We invite all of our listeners to get involved and join in the conversation with us as we all move toward the important transition to clean energy

Jacobs: Inflection Points

  • Publisher: Jacobs
  • Total Episodes: 12

Inflection points are events that result in significant economic, environmental, geopolitical, societal and technological changes that shape our world. And our world is facing some of its toughest challenges yet: Clean water. Affordable energy. Connectivity. Climate change. Environmental pollution. Economic growth. Our Inflection Points solution briefings are a series of podcasts with Jacobs’ thought leaders and technologists, providing background on these critical issues, the challenges at their core and the actions we’re taking to create a more connected, sustainable world.

Planet Pod’s Podcast

  • Publisher: Planet Pod
  • Total Episodes: 113

Planet Pod – From politicians to protesters, scientists to entrepreneurs, we talk to the peoplebehind the headlines.We are in a climate emergency. What can we do to protect our planet? At Planet Pod we believe that the first step is to take action, every small step adds up to change. We aim to share ideas and knowledge to help us all live more sustainable lives. Together we can make great strides towards halting climate change and making a difference, but the time to act is now.Planet Pod is delighted to be partnering with The Grantham Institute for Climate Change and the Environment at Imperial College London for a ten-part podcast series which dives deep into the science of Climate Change, exploring how we can get to Net Zero sector by sector – energy, waste, travel and innovation. Stay updated via our Twitter and Instagram. See for privacy and opt-out information.


  • Publisher: USGBC
  • Total Episodes: 62

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is a Washington, D.C.-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to a prosperous and sustainable future for our nation through cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings. USGBC works toward its mission of market transformation through its LEED green building certification program, robust educational offerings, a nationwide network of chapters and affiliates, the annual Greenbuild International Conference & Expo, and advocacy in support of public policy that encourages and enables green buildings and communities.

Empowered Podcast

  • Publisher: Deanna Deacon
  • Total Episodes: 73

Intuitive Life Coach, Wellness Advocate & Spiritual Healer; Deanna Deacon, brings you inspiration, guidance and tools to empower yourself every day. This podcast is for every woman who has achieved incredible success in her life & career through pushing & doing, but is feeling a lack of fulfillment & purpose due to being disconnected from her Feminine Self. These tools will guide you through alignment principles to tap into your intuitive wisdom and learn to lead, grow & evolve from a feminine aspect. By following these simple techniques, you will begin to balance your masculine & feminine energy centres, allowing for sustainable success, effortless prosperity, and living out your soul’s purpose like you’ve never experience before.

IEEFA Energy Chat

  • Publisher: IEEFA
  • Total Episodes: 6

A little program about coal, gas and LNG. Our analysts have their finger on the pulse of energy and financial markets, and in regular updates, plan to make sense of it for you. The Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis is a think-thank examining issues related to energy markets, trends and policies. The Institute’s mission is to accelerate the transition to a diverse, sustainable and profitable energy economy. Our industry overviews should not be taken as personal financial advice. Please refer to our website at for our disclosures and mission statement.

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