Author name: Zachary Shahan

Zach is the director of CleanTechnica, the most popular cleantech-focused website in the world, and Planetsave, a world-leading green and science news site. He has been covering green news of various sorts since 2008, and he has been especially focused on solar energy, electric vehicles, and wind energy since 2009. Aside from his work on CleanTechnica and Planetsave, he's the founder and director of Solar Love, EV Obsession, and Bikocity. To connect with Zach on some of your favorite social networks, go to ZacharyShahan.com and click on the relevant buttons.

Greenpeace's Arctic Defenders Deported from Greenland

I just wrote the other day on four Greenpeace activists, dubbed the “Arctic Defenders,” who climbed an oil rig in the Arctic and occupied it (hanging above cold Arctic waters) for 40 hours before coming down and being arrested by the Greenland police. Their friendly Greenpeace colleagues and partners in Greenpeace’s ‘Go Beyond Oil’ tour […]

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Greenpeace, Facebook Convo on Coal, Renewable Energy, and Power

Greenpeace has had a campaign going on bothΒ on Facebook and off telling Facebook to “Unfriend Coal.” In other words, Greenpeace and 500,000 supporters (so far) are urging Facebook to stop using energy from dirty coal plants. The Executive Director of Greenpeace International, Kumi Naidoo, recently got into the discussion and wrote a letter to Facebook

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Huge Turtle Species Survived 50 Million Years, until Humans Came Along

  A giant turtle species that scientists thought had gone extinct 50,000 years ago actually survived until recently on a small Pacific island. Apparently, though, it didn’t take long for humans to finish the species off. The turtle species belonged to a family of turtles that evolved 50 million years ago, the scientists say. Scientists

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Na’vi of Avatar in India Protesting British Mining of Sacred Indian Mountain

Bringing Avatar’s Na’vi to real life, to help fight a battle eerily similar to that fought in Avatar. An international organization trying to protect the rights of tribal peoples, Survival, decided to go Avatar in their activism. And they’re doing a good job of it, in my humble opinion. But even more impressive (and scary)

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Net Neutrality β€” Yes! Corporate Takeover of the Media β€” No! To Google β€” Don’t Be Evil!

Protect your right to free and fair information. Sign a Net Neutrality petition (or two) today. There is a huge, fundamental 1st Amendment issue that is being threatened right now in the U.S. It is called “Net Neutrality.” Right now we have net neutrality (more or less), but if Congress doesn’t act to stop certain

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Stop Offshore Drilling Petition and Action Opportunities from Oceana [Video]

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=seNnpJi_Bic Sign Oceana’s petition to stop offshore oil drilling and demand a clean energy future. In addition to the great Gulf of Mexico research expedition Oceana is setting out on, the world-leading organization also has a petition to put an end to offshore drilling that I thought was worth sharing.

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Get into a Green Community.. or Green Communities (Going Green Tip #2)

If you’re interested in going green, a big tip I recommend is finding a community (or communities) of green-minded people toΒ “live in” or be a part of. Going green can feel like a constant battle or struggle, or it canΒ be great fun andΒ an ever-interesting endeavor. This depends partly on your own inner perspective, but it

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Global Warming: Is It True? [10-Minute Video Introduction]

10-minute video summarizing the science of global warming and how we know it’s happening. We have written extensively on the causes and effects of global warming on Planetsave over the years, including how humans are causing global warming and the near scientific consensus on global warming being real and caused by humans. Nonetheless, when a

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