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.


113 Pieces

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The jury is out on whether our legal system is equipped to deal with climate change. While some parts of the country are inundated by floods, other...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2019
  • Length: 58:56
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From the Amazon to the Congo to California, our planet’s forests are being decimated. And along with them, the stability of our climate. Why? Becau...

Bought by KCPW, WMUU-LP, WFHB, KCSB-FM, KSQD Santa Cruz and more


  • Added: Oct 09, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 8
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Is clinging to habits and cravings destroying our future? An outspoken critic of factory farming and animal-centric diets, Jonathan Safran Foer wri...

Bought by WMUU-LP, KBBI, KSQD Santa Cruz, KCSB-FM, and Northwest Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Oct 03, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 5
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Nearly half of all Americans are dealing with a new mental stressor: climate anxiety. Whether we get it from the news, the trauma of a natural disa...

Bought by KCPW, WMUU-LP, WMRA, KBBI, KRCB-FM "Radio 91" and more


  • Added: Sep 25, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Climate change is turning one of Miami’s poorest neighborhoods into some of the most desirable real estate around. But there’s only so much Little ...

Bought by WMRA, WLPR, Maine Public Radio, WMUU-LP, Northwest Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Sep 18, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 6
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Can we beat the traffic by taking to the skies? Sailing over freeways in a flying car, getting to work in minutes instead of hours, has long been t...

Bought by WMRA, KCBX, KBBI, Northwest Public Broadcasting, and KJZZ


  • Added: Sep 11, 2019
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 5
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Americans spend $56 billion attending sporting events each year — but at what cost to the climate? From stadiums packed with energetic fans to foo...

Bought by MPR News Stations, WMUU-LP, Maine Public Radio, KBBI, and Northwest Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 5
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Carbon offsets have been called everything from a band-aid solution to “the best thing a consumer can do right now.” A new service even offers cust...

Bought by KCPW, WMUU-LP, Maine Public Radio, WLPR, KBBI and more


  • Added: Aug 28, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Businessman and activist Tom Steyer doesn’t just want to impeach President Trump, he wants to replace him. Steyer insists that America’s shortcomin...

Bought by WWNO, WMUU-LP, WLPR, KBBI, and Northwest Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Aug 21, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 5
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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...

Bought by Northwest Public Broadcasting, WLPR, Maine Public Radio, KBBI, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Aug 14, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 5
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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...

Bought by WMUU-LP, WLPR, KFCF FM, KBBI, Northwest Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Aug 07, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 6
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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...

Bought by WMUU-LP, WLPR, KBBI, and KSQD Santa Cruz


  • Added: Aug 01, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 4
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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. ...

Bought by WMUU-LP, WLPR, KBBI, Northwest Public Broadcasting, WCQS and more


  • Added: Jul 19, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 6
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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...

Bought by KQED, KUOW, WMUU-LP, WAMU, KSQD Santa Cruz and more


  • Added: Jul 11, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 9
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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...

Bought by WCQS, WMUU-LP, KBBI, RadioFreePalmer, KWIT and more


  • Added: Jul 02, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 10
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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...

Bought by Nevada Public Radio, WCQS, WMUU-LP, KSQD Santa Cruz, KZYX and more


  • Added: Jun 25, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 8
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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...

Bought by KWIT, WCQS, KSQD Santa Cruz, KUMD, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Jun 20, 2019
  • Length: 58:55
  • Purchases: 8
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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...

Bought by MPR News Stations, WCQS, KBBI, WLPR, WCPN and more


  • Added: Jun 07, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 10
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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 ...

Bought by WCQS, WLPR, KUMD, WMUU-LP, KBBI and more


  • Added: May 30, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 7
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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...

Bought by WCQS, WMUU-LP, KFCF FM, KVMR, KUMD and more


  • Added: May 16, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 7