Climate One

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Climate One is a one-hour weekly public radio program (newscast compatible) about energy, economy and the environment from Climate One at the Commonwealth Club of California. Each week listeners will get a candid discussion among climate scientists, policy makers, activists and concerned citizens, hosted by Climate One founder Greg Dalton.

Climate One is changing the conversation about energy, the economy, and the environment. The issues raised by climate disruption are deeply interconnected. From water to energy, from food to transportation, the actions we take to address one issue directly impact the others. Changing the conversation means looking at issues holistically. We invite speakers who see the big picture and talk about solutions with connected impact.

Climate One invites and cultivates relationships with speakers across the spectrum of climate thought leadership. Political figures like Hillary Clinton and Governor Rick Perry have inspired and provoked. Executives like former Chevron CEO David O’Reilly have surprised and challenged. Psychologists like Daniel Goleman and economists like Gernot Wagner have expanded our notions of what climate change means for us as people and a society. We’re constantly adding more diverse voices to the conversation, changing its tone from doomsaying and despair to opportunity and resilience. Hide full description

Climate One is changing the conversation about energy, the economy, and the environment. The issues raised by climate disruption are deeply interconnected. From water to energy, from food to transportation, the actions we take to address one issue directly impact the others. Changing the conversation means looking at issues holistically. We invite speakers who see the big picture and talk about solutions with connected impact. Climate One invites and cultivates relationships with speakers across the spectrum of climate thought leadership. Political figures like Hillary Clinton and Governor Rick Perry have inspired and provoked. Executives like former Chevron CEO David O’Reilly have surprised and challenged. Psychologists like Daniel Goleman and economists like Gernot Wagner have... Show full description


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Can changing our consciousness hold off the climate apocalypse? When we think about the enormity of climate change and what it’s doing to our plane...

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  • Added: Jan 15, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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In its infancy, the Paris Agreement carried the promise of a truly global climate solution. Supporters still say the Agreement is the first step in...

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  • Added: Jan 03, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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The math is clear: lowering greenhouse gas emissions is not enough to keep the earth below 1.5 degrees Celsius of post-industrial warming. The late...

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  • Added: Dec 27, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
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We’re making a list (and checking it twice) of 2018’s biggest climate stories, with the help of Vox reporter David Roberts. Roberts noted that whil...

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  • Added: Dec 20, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
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We all know about the environmental and physical effects of climate change. But what about its impact on our mental health? Therapists report that ...

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  • Added: Dec 12, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
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From fires and floods to hurricanes and hot temperatures, 2018 put climate on the front page in ways it hadn’t been before. Yet amidst the disrupti...

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  • Added: Dec 06, 2018
  • Length: 58:56
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Stabilizing our climate is going to take some hard truths – and hard numbers. “If you look at 1.5 degrees, it's about 13 years,” says Stanford’s Ar...

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  • Added: Nov 29, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
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It’s a holiday movie special as Climate One talks to the directors/producers of four recent documentaries that bring human drama to the climate sto...

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  • Added: Nov 20, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
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In their 1968 book The Population Bomb, Paul and Anne Ehrlich warned of the dangers of overpopulation. These included mass starvation, societal uph...

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  • Added: Nov 14, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
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Production of oil and gas in the U.S. has surged to levels unthinkable a decade ago due to the revolution in hydraulic fracturing, which has helped...

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  • Added: Nov 08, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
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Red states, blue states – when it comes to our environment, are we really two different Americas? New Yorker writer Eliza Griswold spent time in so...

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  • Added: Oct 30, 2018
  • Length: 58:56
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After a year of climate-amplified fires and hurricanes around the country, New York Times reporter Trip Gabriel tells host Greg Dalton how climate ...

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  • Added: Oct 25, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
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Chinese factories churn out parts and products that end up in our cars, our kitchens and our cell phones. And all that productivity has improved th...

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  • Added: Oct 17, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
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Former UN climate negotiator Christiana Figueres credits Buddhist teachings both for helping her through a personal crisis, and for providing a sou...

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  • Added: Oct 03, 2018
  • Length: 58:56
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On the eve of the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS), we started the conversation about how solutions could be led by states, cities, businesses a...

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  • Added: Sep 24, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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Where there’s fire, there’s smoke. And there is a lot of both these days in the American West Wildfires have always been part of the landscape in...

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  • Added: Sep 19, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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Can a menu at a fancy restaurant be a map for solving the climate challenge? A handful of high-end chefs are using their restaurants to show how in...

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  • Added: Sep 12, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
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Solutions to the climate crisis include driving cleaner cars, planting more trees, eating less meat. But how do our housing choices factor into thi...

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  • Added: Sep 06, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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Fossil fuels have helped bring people out of poverty around the world, and many people working in the industry are proud of their contribution. Wil...

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  • Added: Aug 30, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
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Caption: Larry Goldzband, Executive Director of BCDC, the Bay Conservation and Development Commission, Credit: Sarah Gonzalez
With the melting of Antarctica’s ice and the Greenland ice sheet, projections for the oceans to rise dramatically and quickly are increasing. Watch...

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  • Added: Aug 25, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 8