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Zachary Shahan
Works at Important Media
Attended UNC—Chapel Hill
Lives in Wroclaw, Poland
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WOW - 7'5" and he is in HIGH SCHOOL!!!!!
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Genetically engineered trees that can be more easily processed into biofuels and/or paper than normal trees have now been created by researchers at the University of British Columbia. The new development should help to cut down on costs and/or the use of toxic chemicals in the paper and biofuel industries -- thereby helping to reduce the
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Yeah, no. Hemp. That is all.
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Do you think we need to shift to solar, wind, and geothermal energy? Then show some love this week in order to help grow this important societal transition.
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Originally published on Sefaira.  By Carl Sterner The Myth of the Green Premium Conventional wisdom holds that high-performance buildings cost more than their inefficient counterparts — therefore only green-minded clients, or those with a long-term stake in a building, would be interested in pursuing performance goals. But what if the “green premium” is a myth? What if high performance
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"Will no-one rid us of this troublesome Pickle!?"
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Do you think we need to shift to solar, wind, and geothermal energy? Then show some love this week in order to help grow this important societal transition.
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Originally published on Renew Economy. We’ve seen and published many dramatic graphs about the fall in solar, such as this one tracing the fall over the past 30 years and this from Citigroup, but the following graph from investment bank Sanford Bernstein is quite stunning – not just for its simplicity but because it draws attention to the potential
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Originally published on 1Sun4All. After more than six months in Lorient, France, the MS Tûranor PlanetSolar sailed to Boulogne-sur-Mer, located south of Calais, for the first stop in her 2014 campaign. Invited as the guest of honour at the 23rd Festival des Images de Mer (Festival of Sea Images), the largest solar boat in the world will remain moored at the Gambetta
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Work
Occupation
Professional Blogger & Website Director
Employment
  • Important Media
    Site Director, Blogger, 2008 - present
  • Important Media
    Publishing Services Manager, 2011 - 2012
  • SPEED School of English
    English Teacher, 2008 - 2012
  • Change.org; 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
Places
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Currently
Wroclaw, Poland
Previously
Sarasota, Florida - Sarasota, Florida, Chapel Hill, Carrboro, North Carolina, Charlottesville, Virginia, Groningen, the Netherlands, Sunnyvale, California, Ithaca, New York
Story
Tagline
life is a learning process
Introduction
Temporary flash of light, person, director of CleanTechnica.com and Planetsave.com.

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).
Bragging rights
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.
Education
  • 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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Other names
Zach, Santiago, 112, Bobo, Hobcio