A visit with an artist teaming up with local farmers to reach across the table with the wisdom of an old parable. A new exhibit at the Longmont Museum and BMoCA will bring together over 15 local regional and national artists […]
Does Posting Just For Likes Make A Difference?
In the days following the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe Vs Wade last month, the internet, like the nation’s streets, filled with pro-choice activism. Hashtag activism or clicktivism, in the past 10 years has transformed left-wing movements, allowing people […]
New Tool Shows How Environmental Inequities Are Distributed Across Colorado
Social inequities can sometimes compound the vulnerabilities associated with living in an area at risk of climate disasters. KGNU’s Rossana Longo-Better spoke with Colorado State University Environmental Epidemiologist David Rojas speaking about the Colorado EnviroScreen tool he helped to develop […]
Why We Should Start Talking About Public Pool Closures
Boulder is one of many cities across the US experiencing a lifeguard shortage. While this may seem minor to those with access to private pools, for low-income families and families of color, it means more children and adults will never […]
What Should Coloradans Know About Ticks?
As Coloradans hit the trails this summer, the fear of ticks may loom in the back of many of their minds. Ticks are blood-sucking pests that are notorious for carrying Lyme disease and a lot of myths about what they […]
Student Organizers Share Frustration And Heartbreak At This Weekend’s March For Our Lives Rally
In 90-degree heat, hundreds of protesters came out Saturday morning to support Denver’s student-organized March For Our Lives Rally. One speaker, Rhiannon Danborn, a 16-year-old high school student from Arvada West High, shared what it was like growing up in […]
Studies Show Owning A Gun Doubles Gun Fatality Risk
The US has more gun deaths in one month than any other high in-income country has for almost an entire year. In 2020, gun violence skyrocketed in the US, killing more than 45,000 people. KGNU’s Alexis Kenyon spoke with Dr. […]
Mixed Messages: Navigating Climate Change Coverage
“If we are only focused on the economics and only focused on the disasters, we’re likely to build higher flood walls and do disaster mitigation and preparation rather than get to the core of some of the things that may […]