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Addressing the climate crisis begins by talking about it.

Climate One is a one-hour weekly public radio program (newscast compatible) about energy, economy and the environment from the Commonwealth Club of California. Host Greg Dalton presents empowering conversations that connect all aspects of the climate crisis -- the scary and the exciting, the individual and the systemic. Join us.

Free to all stations. Contact Steve Martin steve@sfmconsulting.com or 703.715.0827 with carriage questions.

We’re living through a climate emergency; finding solutions starts by talking about it. Climate One is a weekly public radio program focused on elevating critical conversations around climate change. Since climate touches all aspects of our lives, we bring together diverse perspectives in empowering conversations: one week we might talk with Jane Goodall or Bill McKibben or an oil industry exec – sometimes on the same panel – and the next week we might hear first-hand stories from people who narrowly escaped a fire or a flood, and the next we might focus on democracy and climate justice. In all of this, we aim to connect the personal to the systemic, and empower conversations to continue beyond our show.


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279 Pieces

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Since the industrial revolution, the global north has seen massive economic growth. Yet that growth has been linked to increasing greenhouse gas em...

  • Added: Sep 07, 2023
  • Length: 58:58
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Stories are the way we remember, the way we share knowledge, the way we play out possible outcomes. Climate fiction imagines dark or bright futures...

  • Added: Aug 31, 2023
  • Length: 58:58
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As the build out of infrastructure for electric passenger vehicles gets underway, another segment of transportation is just starting down the road ...

  • Added: Aug 24, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
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This year is shaping up to be the hottest year in 125,000 years. It may also be the coolest year a child born today will ever see. In “The Quickeni...

  • Added: Aug 17, 2023
  • Length: 58:58
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Can you imagine if everything you needed in your everyday life was just a walk or bike ride away? That’s the goal of the 15-minute City, a new name...

  • Added: Aug 10, 2023
  • Length: 58:57
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From the climate movement’s earliest days, young people have been at the forefront of activism. But the first major international climate conferenc...

  • Added: Aug 03, 2023
  • Length: 58:58
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Batteries are a critical part of the transition away from fossil fuels. From electric vehicles to grid scale storage for wind and solar, demand for...

  • Added: Jul 27, 2023
  • Length: 58:57
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In a democracy, meaningful change often requires adapting views and building coalitions. Some believe finding common ground and building rapport is...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2023
  • Length: 58:55
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Billions of dollars from the Inflation Reduction Act have started flowing into renewable energy projects and manufacturing. That’s bringing jobs an...

  • Added: Jul 13, 2023
  • Length: 58:57
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The last several years have seen a big increase in the number of lawsuits focused on the climate crisis. Some lawsuits challenge governments for th...

  • Added: Jul 06, 2023
  • Length: 58:58
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No elemental force has done more to shape life on this planet than water, from originating the earliest forms of life, to sculpting our landscapes,...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2023
  • Length: 58:59
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Our food and agricultural systems are helping fuel the climate emergency. But climate isn’t the only harm; these systems also impact local economi...

  • Added: Jun 22, 2023
  • Length: 58:56
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Who cleans up and rebuilds our communities after floods, fires, and hurricanes? COVID redefined America's definition of “essential workers,” but ma...

  • Added: Jun 15, 2023
  • Length: 58:57
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Extreme heat kills more people per year than any other climate disaster. It preys on the poor, exacerbates racial inequalities, and there is a grow...

  • Added: Jun 09, 2023
  • Length: 58:59
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Land use, pollution and the climate crisis are driving what may be the largest mass extinction event since the dinosaurs. The World Wildlife Fund e...

  • Added: Jun 01, 2023
  • Length: 58:58
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Many on the left say that the growing climate crisis is the inevitable result of unbridled capitalism – industries seeking profits above all else. ...

  • Added: May 25, 2023
  • Length: 58:59
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Making the necessary changes to address climate disruption will take massive collective action. But sometimes, a single individual can make an extr...

  • Added: May 18, 2023
  • Length: 58:57
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Amy Westervelt has made a career out of exploring the underbelly of the oil industry through complex and compelling storytelling. Through her inves...

  • Added: May 11, 2023
  • Length: 58:58
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From the Boston Tea Party to the Civil Rights Movement to Black Lives Matter, activists have long sought to bring pressing issues into the public c...

  • Added: May 04, 2023
  • Length: 58:58
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Hollywood has been slow to include climate in its stories. Executives fear it won’t sell – that it’s too overwhelming or depressing. Apple TV+ has ...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2023
  • Length: 58:56