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.


154 Pieces

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Science has given us a realistic picture of what Earth will look like with unmitigated climate change: increased extreme weather events, crippled e...

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  • Added: Jul 30, 2020
  • Length: 58:57
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For many of us, the story of the American wilderness begins when Europeans arrived on these shores and began conquering it. The wide open spaces of...

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  • Added: Jul 23, 2020
  • Length: 58:58
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The COVID-19 crisis is expected to decrease U.S. carbon emissions by 7.5% in 2020 — exactly the rate needed globally to meet the climate goals outl...

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  • Added: Jul 16, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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Racism, police and the pandemic are dominating hearts and headlines, but will they translate to votes in national and regional elections? One study...

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  • Added: Jul 07, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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The national uprising ignited by the murder of George Floyd has cast a spotlight on the country’s embedded, institutional racism, including the fra...

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  • Added: Jul 02, 2020
  • Length: 58:58
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Expanding oil extraction and clean energy, supporting capitalism while fighting climate change: can humans ever really have it all? In their new bo...

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  • Added: Jun 26, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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As the global population approaches eight billion, humans continue to test the number of bodies that can fit onto a planet of finite resources. Emp...

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  • Added: Jun 16, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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With less than four months before early voting begins in the presidential election, America is enraged and inflamed across the country. People of a...

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  • Added: Jun 11, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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America's latest oil boom began with a bang, literally, on Earth Day, 2010. That’s when an offshore oil rig owned by BP exploded, killing eleven wo...

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  • Added: Jun 04, 2020
  • Length: 58:57
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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...

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  • Added: May 27, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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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...

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  • Added: May 21, 2020
  • Length: 58:56
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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...

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  • Added: May 14, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
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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...

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  • Added: May 07, 2020
  • Length: 58:57
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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...

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  • Added: Apr 30, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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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 ...

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  • Added: Apr 24, 2020
  • Length: 58:57
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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...

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  • Added: Apr 17, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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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...

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  • Added: Apr 10, 2020
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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...

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  • Added: Mar 31, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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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...

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

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  • Added: Mar 19, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 7