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Climate Change

Posted on March 3, 2020

What are the latest forecasts for our changing climate? Are there solutions that can reverse current trends? Our panel answers these questions and more. Continue »

 

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Judith Helfand On Her New Documentary, “Cooked”

Posted on February 21, 2020

WPSU’s Emily Reddy talked with the Peabody Award-winning director about “Cooked,” which had its TV premiere on Independent Lens on PBS earlier this month, and about her past documentaries, which include “Blue Vinyl” and “A Healthy Baby Girl.” Continue »

 

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Vaping and the Opioids Crisis

Posted on February 4, 2020

News on vaping is increasingly making the headlines as new studies are showing adverse health effects related to the habit. But what is vaping exactly? Can it be safer than smoking cigarettes? And how is it regulated? Also, is there any connection between vaping and the opioid crisis? Continue »