Author name: Scott Cooney

Scott Cooney (twitter: scottcooney) is an adjunct professor of Sustainability in the MBA program at the University of Hawai'i, green business startup coach, author of Build a Green Small Business: Profitable Ways to Become an Ecopreneur (McGraw-Hill), and developer of the sustainability board game GBO Hawai'i. Scott has started, grown and sold two mission-driven businesses, failed miserably at a third, and is currently in his fourth. Scott's current company has three divisions: a sustainability blog network that includes the world's biggest clean energy website and reached over 5 million readers in December 2013 alone; Pono Home, a turnkey and franchiseable green home consulting service that won entrance into the clean tech incubator known as Energy Excelerator; and Cost of Solar, a solar lead generation service to connect interested homeowners and solar contractors. In his spare time, Scott surfs, plays ultimate frisbee and enjoys a good, long bike ride. Find Scott on

Myths About Raising Chickens in Your Backyard

Just like many other social phenomena that are good for the environment, the exploding trend of people growing their own chickens in the backyard has its naysayers.Β  Naysayers come in a wide variety of stripes.Β  For example, the widespread understanding that global warming is real and that we’re causing it has its naysayers, many of …

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Home Grown Food, What Could Be More Sustainable and Healthy?

The Obamas could change America and the world if they were to swap out some of their White House lawn for an organic or biodynamic garden.Β  But what about YOUR backyard?Β  Heck, for that matter, what about your front yard? Hiring a good landscape designer knowledgeable about permaculture and organic/biodynamic gardening would be a terrific …

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