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Zachary Shahan
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Attended UNC—Chapel Hill
Lives in Wroclaw, Poland
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Originally published on Desmog Canada. By Carol Linnitt If you’ve come across any of the recent headlines on the release of the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report, you’re probably feeling pretty low. The doom and gloom levels were off the charts. And understandably so. Major nations across the globe – especially Canada – are dragging their heels
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Originally published on Climate Central. By Bobby Magill Natural gas as a means to produce electricity is being hailed by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change as the fuel that can act as a
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I wish "very serious people" in this industry and in politics would stop pushing this concept.
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Cheng Tsung-Feng knew that providing a safe and easy way for people to cook for themselves after disaster strikes is no small task. Tsung-Feng set out to design a solar cooker that was simple to assemble and use, and succeeded in creating exactly that. Behold the the little orange solar cooker that could: Source: Tree Hugger Images:
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Shared publicly  - Yikes, Porsche, make this guy happy and send that car to the scrap yard! Update: looks like Porsche has given in following 1 million+ views on the video above.
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Professional Blogger & Website Director
  • Important Media
    Site Director, Blogger, 2008 - present
  • Important Media
    Publishing Services Manager, 2011 - 2012
  • SPEED School of English
    English Teacher, 2008 - 2012
  •; LiveOAK Media; Fun Times Guide to Green Living; Green Living Ideas; Blue Living Ideas
    Green Blogger, 2010 - 2011
  • Alliance for Community Choice in Transportation
    Executive Director, 2007 - 2008
  • Center for Urban and Regional Studies (UNC)
    Urban Research Consultant, 2005 - 2006
  • Whole Foods Market
    Produce Associate Team Leader, 2004 - 2005
  • San Mateo County Planning & Building Dept
    Planning Intern, 2006 - 2006
  • The Granary (health food store) & various service sector jobs
    Various, 1997 - 2004
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Wroclaw, Poland
Sarasota, Florida - Sarasota, Florida, Chapel Hill, Carrboro, North Carolina, Charlottesville, Virginia, Groningen, the Netherlands, Sunnyvale, California, Ithaca, New York
life is a learning process
Temporary flash of light, person, director of and

Founder of Solar Love, EV Obsession, & Bikocity.

Love light, life, peace, soccer, solar energy, wind energy, electric cars & scooters, cool cities, funny stuff, green stuff, photography, spirituality. 

Learning a little bit every day (i hope).
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On a "top 20 fuel economy influencers" list with Obama & the heads of most major auto companies. Interviewed by CNBC & Harvard Business Review for my clean energy expertise. Director of the #1 cleantech website in the world.
  • UNC—Chapel Hill
    Master's in City & Regional Planning, 2005 - 2007
  • New College of Florida
    B.A. in Sociology & Environmental Studies, 2000 - 2004
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