Pandora's Box http://ksjd.org en The Movement Against Hydraulic Fracturing In Colorado http://ksjd.org/post/movement-against-hydraulic-fracturing-colorado <p>The oil and gas drilling practice known as hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking", is meeting resistance in communities across Colorado. In this episode of Pandora's Box, recorded at the Telluride Mountain Film Festival, co-host Joanie Trussel talks with Allison Wolff, producer of the film "Dear Governor Hickenlooper", a collection of&nbsp;documentary films providing new&nbsp;perspectives on fracking and clean energy through the eyes of scientists, entrepreneurs,&nbsp;artists and families.</p><p><em>Listen here:</em></p><p></p> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:16:41 +0000 Joanie Trussel 13256 at http://ksjd.org The Movement Against Hydraulic Fracturing In Colorado "Organic" Food: What Does It Really Mean? http://ksjd.org/post/organic-food-what-does-it-really-mean <p>The term "organic" is widely used in food labeling, but what does it really mean? In this episode of Pandora's Box, co-host Lyn Patrick and KSJD's Tom Yoder discuss how the term "organic" is defined, how organic food is certified, and why eating organic food is beneficial to your health.</p><p><em>Listen here:</em></p><p>Resource links:</p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:34:25 +0000 Lyn Patrick & Tom Yoder 12542 at http://ksjd.org "Organic" Food: What Does It Really Mean? Pandora's Box - June 17th, 2014 http://ksjd.org/post/pandoras-box-june-17th-2014 <p>In this episode of Pandora's Box, host Joanie Trussel talks with Ronnie Egan, former executive director of Great Old Broads For Wilderness, about how she came to be an environmental activist and where she sees the environmental movement today and into the future. This interview was taped at the 2014 Telluride Mountain Film Festival.</p><p>Listen here:</p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 15:36:18 +0000 Joanie Trussel 11075 at http://ksjd.org Pandora's Box - June 17th, 2014 Pandora's Box - May 20th, 2014 http://ksjd.org/post/pandoras-box-may-20th-2014 <p>In this episode of Pandora's Box, co-host Joanie Trussel talks to Midge Kirk, Health Educator and Tobacco Specialist with Montezuma County Public Health Department, about e-cigarettes, what effect they have on the health of those who use them, and how they are regulated.</p><p></p> Tue, 20 May 2014 15:48:57 +0000 Joanie Trussel 9651 at http://ksjd.org Pandora's Box - May 20th, 2014 Environmental Regulation At The Four Corners Power Plant http://ksjd.org/post/environmental-regulation-four-corners-power-plant <p>The Four Corners Power Plant and Navajo Mine were recently evaluated in a Draft Environmental Impact Statement that has raised more questions about the environmental, socioeconomic, and health issues related to the coal-fired power plant and how it affects nearby populations, especially the Diné. Tue, 06 May 2014 15:55:22 +0000 Lyn Patrick 8914 at http://ksjd.org Environmental Regulation At The Four Corners Power Plant Pandora's Box - Sandra Steingraber on Environmental Links to Cancer http://ksjd.org/post/pandoras-box-sandra-steingraber-environmental-links-cancer <p>In the episode, Pandora's Box co-host Lyn Patrick talks with Sandra Steingraber about her personal experiences with cancer and her work on linking environmental factors with cancer and other disease. This interview was recorded at the Telluride Film Festival in July of 2012.</p><p></p> Thu, 01 May 2014 19:31:12 +0000 Lyn Patrick 8671 at http://ksjd.org Pandora's Box - April 22nd, 2014 http://ksjd.org/post/pandoras-box-april-22nd-2014 <p>In this episode of Pandora's Box, host Lyn Patrick talks with Pete Dronkers of Earthworks about the latest plans for oil and gas development and hydraulic fracturing in southwest Colorado.</p><p></p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:21:49 +0000 Lyn Patrick 8159 at http://ksjd.org Pandora's Box - April 22nd, 2014 Pandora's Box - April 8th, 2014 http://ksjd.org/post/pandoras-box-april-8th-2014 <p>In this episode of Pandora's Box, host Joanie Trussel talks with Rebecca Claussen, an Assistant Professor of Sociology and Human Services at Fort Lewis College, about the latest information on genetically modified foods, including new GMO fish products that may soon be available to consumers, and a ballot initiative in Colorado to label genetically modified foods.</p><p></p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 17:30:42 +0000 Joanie Trussel 7444 at http://ksjd.org Pandora's Box - April 8th, 2014 Pandora's Box - March 25th, 2014 http://ksjd.org/post/pandoras-box-march-25th-2014 <p>In this episode of Pandora's Box, host Joanie Trussel talks with Tina Sebestyen of the Four Corners Beekeepers about how humans are impacting the health of honeybees and other pollinators and why their plight is tied to our own survival.</p><p></p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 15:37:58 +0000 Joanie Trussel 6747 at http://ksjd.org Pandora's Box - March 25th, 2014 Pandora's Box - March 11th, 2014 http://ksjd.org/post/pandoras-box-march-11th-2014 <p>Oil and gas development within the shale deposits in Montezuma and La Plata counties could employ the practice of hydraulic fracturing, the controversial drilling practice that has been linked to environmental issues in other parts of the U.S. Host Lyn Patrick talks with Pete Dronkers from Earthworks, a national and local environmental nonprofit that is working on issues related to the potential hazards of fracking in southwest Colorado.</p><p>Earthworks website: <a href="http://www.earthworksaction.org/issues/detail/blm_mlp#.Ux8xQ16ezJw">www.earthworksaction.org</a></p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 15:58:49 +0000 Lyn Patrick 6047 at http://ksjd.org Pandora's Box - March 11th, 2014