Tue September 30, 2014

Embrace The Gut Churn With Radiolab's Jad Abumrad

Jad Abujrad is coming to Fort Collins & Boulder


Tue September 30, 2014

Colorado GMO Labeling Opponents Draw Millions In Donations

This sugar beet, plucked from a field in rural Weld County, Colo., has been genetically modified to withstand herbicide applications. The sugar derived from this beet would be subject to Proposition 105 if it passes.
Credit Luke Runyon / KUNC and Harvest Public Media

Each campaign finance filing in the fight over whether some foods in Colorado should sport a label about genetically modified ingredients shows an increasingly lopsided race. In a two week period in September the committee working to get the measure passed raised about $120,000. Those opposed raised $8.1 million.

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Tue September 30, 2014


Tue September 30, 2014
Emergency Preparedness

FEMA PrepareAthon Gets You Ready In Case Disaster Strikes

Eddie Codel Flickr-Creative Commons

If you were at work and a disaster occurred, would you know what to do? According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, most people do not. The agency says 70 percent of Americans haven't participated in an emergency drill or exercise, besides a fire drill, at their office, school or home for the past two years. Their study also states 50 percent of Americans don't have an adequate emergency plan.

Along with state and local officials, FEMA is hoping to change that during a National Day of Action.

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Tue September 30, 2014
Climate Change

Colorado's Iconic Aspens Face Steep Decline From Climate Change

Aspens outside of Frisco, in Summit County, Colorado.
Nathan Heffel KUNC

In late September and early October, Coloradans swarm to the mountains, clutching cameras and phones, hoping to experience the magical transformation of aspens from green to gold.

A few decades from now, though, those glorious aspen stands are likely to be fewer, as global climate change shifts the places where aspen grow and thrive.

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