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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How far would you go to make your voice heard on climate change? College student Tim DeChristopher disrupted an auction for oil and gas leases - an...

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  • Added: Apr 16, 2019
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 3
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With the Green New Deal in the national spotlight, a vigorous debate is happening: how ambitiously and broadly must the U.S. act on climate? Are is...

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  • Added: Apr 10, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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Despite having the top-selling luxury car in 2018, and a loyal if not rabid customer base, Tesla has been facing major challenges. In August, maver...

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  • Added: Mar 27, 2019
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 11
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What does it take to get people off their phones and into the outdoors? Research has shown the deleterious effects of electronics on weight, sleep,...

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  • Added: Mar 19, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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The U.S. Senate recently confirmed Andrew Wheeler as Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Greg Dalton sits down for a rare in...

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  • Added: Mar 13, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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The last five years have been the hottest on record globally. But this past winter, plunging temperatures, snowstorms and torrential rains througho...

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  • Added: Mar 05, 2019
  • Length: 58:56
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From fires and floods to heavy snow and hurricanes, recent years have brought a raft of extreme weather disasters costing the U.S. hundreds of bill...

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  • Added: Feb 27, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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Fighting climate change isn’t cheap. Where’s the money coming from? Major philanthropic organizations like Hewlett and Bloomberg are at the forefro...

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  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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Just ten years ago, an entire state running on 100% renewable electricity seemed fanciful. But this dreamy vision became reality when, with the bac...

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  • Added: Feb 13, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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Caption: Katharine Hayhoe, recipient of the 2018 Stephen H. Schneider Award for Outstanding Science Communication
Many of us find it daunting to talk with our neighbors, colleagues and family members about climate change. But climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe ...

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  • Added: Feb 07, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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When it comes to cutting emissions, there are many paths to success. Sweden, France, South Korea, and Ontario have all taken steps to replace fossi...

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  • Added: Jan 31, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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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
  • Purchases: 5