Agrivoltaics preserve soil moisture and save water, reduce emissions, and even boost crop yields. Every other day watering of vegetables suffices in CO rather than twice daily

Melanie Lambrick Why Harvesting Solar Energy Is a Win for America’s Farmers: Agrivoltaics reduce emissions, save water, and may even boost crop yields, in Mother Jones, by TOM PHILPOTT, NOVEMBER+DECEMBER 2022 ISSUE America’s solar industry has boomed in recent years, and is slated for a big boost from the Democrats’ recently passed climate bill. Yet solar still only accounts for about 3 percent of electricity flowing into …

Even just one month of free fares led to a ‘fantastic’ ridership increase in metro Denver: 22% over previous month and 36% over previous August. CDOT provides just 1% of funding thus far, could do more.

Yep, RTD’s free fare August led to a ‘fantastic’ ridership increase, data shows By Nathaniel Minor· Oct. 20, 2022, CPR Passengers flocked to the Regional Transportation District’s buses and trains in the highest numbers since the beginning of the pandemic during a free fare program in August. RTD saw some 6.3 million boardings during that month’s state-sponsored “Zero Fare for Better Air” …

Would you give up your car and switch to an e-bike for $4,000?

30 August 2022 https://traveltomorrow.com/france-is-paying-car-drivers-e4000-to-switch-to-electric-bikes/ France is paying car drivers €4,000 to trade in their cars and switch to electric bikes to cut down on carbon emissions. In an effort to cut down pollution and compensate for high energy prices, France is granting up to €4,000 for people  who trade in their car for a bike. French citizens and organizations can …

Remote Work and 4 Myths About In-Person Work, Dispelled

October 5, 2022 in Remote Work by Heidi Grant and Tal Goldhamer in the Harvard Business Review https://hbr.org/2022/10/4-myths-about-in-person-work-dispelled The ability to work remotely has become more valued than ever before, and that’s not going away, particularly among younger workers. Employee engagement has reached frightening lows in just about every industry, which understandably has leaders deeply worried and looking for answers to see …