Climate One

Series produced by 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.

Greg Dalton is changing the conversation on climate by offering candid discussion from scientists, policymakers, activists, and concerned citizens. By gathering inspiring, credible, and compelling information, he provides an essential resource to change-makers looking to make a difference. Our guests see the big picture and talk about solutions with connected impact.

Past guests have included iconic scientists such as Jane Goodall and Katharine Hayhoe, policymakers Governor Jay Inslee and Senator Carlos Curbelo, activists Annie Leonard and Ai Weiwei, religious leader Rev. Dr. Gerald Durley, journalists David Roberts and Jane Mayer, and many more.


145 Pieces

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How do we go about feeding a planet that’s hotter, drier, and more crowded than ever? The connection between global warming and the dinner table is...

Bought by Northwest Public Broadcasting, KMRE-LP, and KICI


  • Added: May 27, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 3
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After decades of relying on imported oil, the U.S. achieved the unthinkable and became the world’s largest producer. Production has doubled over th...

Bought by WMUU-LP, KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KSQD Santa Cruz, KMRE-LP, and Northwest Public Broadcasting


  • Added: May 21, 2020
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 5
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How do we confront the reality of a future that will be hauntingly different from today? Some authors are using fiction to create relatable narrati...

Bought by KICI, KHOL (Jackson Hole Community Radio), WMUU-LP, KSQD Santa Cruz, Northwest Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: May 14, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Can we solve the climate crisis by reimagining our cities? Climate activists have long envisioned the zero-carbon cities of the future. Now, with C...

Bought by KUHF, KICI, Maine Public Radio, WMUU-LP, KSQD Santa Cruz and more


  • Added: May 07, 2020
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 7
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The COVID-19 recession is unfolding at historic speed and depth. New jobless claims reached a record 10 million in just two weeks. Wall Street’s fe...

Bought by KUHF, Maine Public Radio, WMUU-LP, KSQD Santa Cruz, KICI and more


  • Added: Apr 30, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 7
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When institutional investors divest from fossil fuel companies, does it make a difference, or is the impact merely symbolic? Some advocate keeping ...

Bought by WMUU-LP, KSQD Santa Cruz, WFHB, KMRE-LP, and Northwest Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Apr 24, 2020
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 5
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What can the spread of coronavirus teach us about the spread of climate change? Both crises have global reach, invisible perpetrators, and require...

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio, KUHF, WAMU, Colorado Public Radio, KUT and more


  • Added: Apr 17, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 12
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Nuclear power - revive it or allow a slow death? Today, about a hundred nuclear plants provide 20 percent of America’s electricity. Once touted as...

Bought by Maine Public Radio, WMUU-LP, KSQD Santa Cruz, and Northwest Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Apr 10, 2020
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 4
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Why does an invisible, life-threatening virus prompt a nationwide emergency, but invisible, life-threatening gases don’t? Experts have been emphasi...

Bought by WAMU, Colorado Public Radio, 'The Sea', KERA, WFHB and more


  • Added: Mar 31, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 18
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“How do you move from a place of simply trying to stop bad things and asking instead how would you make products and services in a sustainable mann...

Bought by WMUU-LP, WCAI / WNAN, KSQD Santa Cruz, and Northwest Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Mar 26, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 4
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Addressing the climate challenge requires incremental and transformational change on both personal and systemic levels. That means altering our per...

Bought by WFHB, WGCU, KUMD, WMUU-LP, KSQD Santa Cruz and more


  • Added: Mar 19, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 6
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For years, scientists have been saying that the climate battle will be won or lost in the next decade. The IPCC has stated that to avoid climate ca...

Bought by WFHB, KUMD, WMUU-LP, KSQD Santa Cruz, and Northwest Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Mar 12, 2020
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 5
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Can hip hop help bridge the divide between communities of color and environmentalism? Are strong regulations making fracking safer and cleaner? Env...

Bought by WFHB, WMUU-LP, KSQD Santa Cruz, KICI, and Northwest Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Mar 04, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 5
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Tobacco companies, opioid suppliers, gun manufacturers and the fossil fuel industry -- all have been brought under fire, and into the courts, for k...

Bought by WMRA, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WFHB, WGCU, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Feb 27, 2020
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 9
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Climate-fueled floods, fires and droughts have devastated America’s cities and rural areas. Our natural response is to regroup, recover and rebuild...

Bought by Spokane Public Radio, WMUU-LP, Maine Public Radio, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, WFHB and more


  • Added: Feb 13, 2020
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 9
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California has been at the forefront of America’s climate fight since Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed the country’s first major climate law i...

Bought by WFHB, WMUU-LP, KSQD Santa Cruz, and Northwest Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Feb 20, 2020
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 4
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From the first humans to venture out of Africa 60,000 years ago to the displaced refugees of today, migration has always been a part of human life...

Bought by Maine Public Radio, WMUU-LP, WFHB, KSQD Santa Cruz, WLPR and more


  • Added: Feb 06, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 7
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Our nation’s dependence on fossil fuels has led to climate disruption and inequality. Underserved communities are the ones most harmed by pollution...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, Maine Public Radio, WMUU-LP, KBBI, WFHB and more


  • Added: Jan 30, 2020
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 8
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When it comes to cutting carbon pollution, where do we start? Today’s solutions are doable, but daunting: decrease global meat consumption, improve...

Bought by KJZZ, KBBI, WMUU-LP, WMRA, Maine Public Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 23, 2020
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 9
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We all know about the environmental effects of climate change. But what about its impact on our mental health? Therapists report that their patient...

Bought by WMUU-LP, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, WFHB, KSQD Santa Cruz, and Northwest Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Jan 16, 2020
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 5