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.


120 Pieces

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2019 has been a year of climate rising. Youth activists skipped school and took to the streets, the Green New Deal thrust climate equity into the s...

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


  • Added: Nov 19, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 3
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Murder, love, and the human experience are the stuff of great stories, as podcasts like Serial and Radiolab have shown us. But climate change? Not ...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, Maine Public Radio, WFHB, KSQD Santa Cruz, KUMD and more


  • Added: Nov 27, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 6
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Climate change has become a major risk factor for corporations. With groups like the Carbon Disclosure Project grading companies on their carbon fo...

Bought by WWNO, Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, KSQD Santa Cruz, WFHB, KBBI and more


  • Added: Nov 21, 2019
  • Length: 58:55
  • Purchases: 8
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Can oil companies reinvent themselves as clean energy providers? John Browne attempted it over more than a decade as CEO of British Petroleum, wher...

Bought by WMUU-LP, KCSB-FM, KBBI, WFHB, Northwest Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Nov 14, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 7
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California has long led the country in environmental action. It established strong automobile emission standards; it preserved fragile lands from d...

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


  • Added: Nov 07, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 5
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America’s most popular alcoholic beverages are about to take a hit from climate. Mild, sunny growing conditions have made California king of a $62 ...

Bought by Northern Community Radio - KAXE & KBXE, WMUU-LP, WFHB, KBBI, WWNO and more


  • Added: Oct 31, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 6
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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...

Bought by KUMD, WMUU-LP, KBBI, WFHB, and Northwest Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Oct 17, 2019
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 5
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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 KTSW 89.9, MPR News Stations, KCPW, WMUU-LP, WFHB and more


  • Added: Oct 09, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 10
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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 WFHB, WMUU-LP, KBBI, KSQD Santa Cruz, KCSB-FM and more


  • Added: Oct 03, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 6
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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 KJZZ, KCPW, WMUU-LP, WMRA, KBBI and more


  • Added: Sep 25, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10
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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 WMUU-LP, WMRA, KCBX, KBBI, Northwest Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Sep 11, 2019
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 6
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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