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.


105 Pieces

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Nearly 25 percent of America’s electricity now comes from renewables, surpassing coal for the first time. Ten states, and Puerto Rico and Washingto...

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  • Added: Aug 14, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
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In his new book The Dreamt Land: Chasing Water and Dust Across California, author Mark Arax reveals the tumultuous history behind the myth of abund...

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  • Added: Aug 07, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
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Today’s solutions for addressing climate change are doable, but daunting: decrease global meat consumption, improve family planning, shut down coal...

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  • Added: Aug 01, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
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With the Green New Deal, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's vision challenges her own party to go further, faster on climate action than ever before. ...

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  • Added: Jul 19, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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How do we go about feeding a planet that’s hotter, drier, and more crowded than ever? From a remote-controlled organic farm in Shanghai to famine-s...

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  • Added: Jul 11, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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Cities around the world are bracing for a growth spurt. With over half of the global population living in urban centers, and another 2.5 billion ex...

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  • Added: Jul 10, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
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The new climate reality means that those living on a hill will be affected by flooding in the valley, while those living in the North will be affec...

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  • Added: Jul 02, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
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According to David Wallace-Wells, we’re cooked – literally. In his new book "The Uninhabitable Earth," Wallace-Wells explores how climate change wi...

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  • Added: Jun 25, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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Produce, consume, discard; we all know the routine. Raw materials are extracted, produced into goods, and used -- sometimes only once -- before tur...

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  • Added: Jun 20, 2019
  • Length: 58:55
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Presidential hopeful Jay Inslee is the only candidate who has made stopping climate change his top priority. The Washington state Governor is a not...

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  • Added: Jun 07, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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Four years ago, 21 student plaintiffs sued the U.S. government for violating their constitutional rights to life, liberty, and property by failing ...

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  • Added: May 30, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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The Green New Deal is shaking up climate politics in Washington. The resolution’s ambitious clean energy goals are championed by several leading De...

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  • Added: May 16, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
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PG&E has had a bad few years. A series of record-breaking wildfires culminating with 2018’s devastating Camp Fire propelled the California utility ...

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  • Added: May 02, 2019
  • Length: 58:56
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Global temperatures would be soaring even higher were it not for a powerful heat-trapping ally: oceans. From regulating the temperature of the plan...

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  • Added: May 09, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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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
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While the environmental movement is typically associated with upper-class white folk, it is also a civil rights issue. Communities of color often l...

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  • Added: Apr 23, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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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
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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
  • Purchases: 8