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.


116 Pieces

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The price of solar power has declined dramatically in recent years. That’s good news for homeowners, the environment and the economy. Renewable pow...

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  • Added: Feb 28, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
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After more than a century of ruling the roads, oil is starting to lose its dominance over the auto industry. More and more automakers are introduc...

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  • Added: Feb 22, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
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What should climate-conscious people do to eat most sustainably? How people approach their diet is deeply personal and can be extremely controversi...

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  • Added: Feb 08, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
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It was in 1970, under President Nixon, that the Environmental Protection Agency was founded. While the Agency enjoyed tremendous bipartisan support...

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  • Added: Feb 01, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
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Caption: Michael Mann, Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Science, Penn State University, Credit: Ed Ritger
When Michael Mann and colleagues published the infamous “hockey stick papers” in 1999, Mann soon found himself under attack by climate skeptics and...

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  • Added: Jan 25, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
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Caption: Bruce Gibney, author, "A Generation of Sociopaths: How the Baby Boomers Betrayed America"
Consumption-crazed baby boomers are leaving millenials with a mountain of debt and a destabilized climate. In his book "A Generation of Sociopaths:...

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  • Added: Jan 18, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
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Caption: Jane Goodall
World-renowned primatologist and conservationist Jane Goodall talks about her life’s work, the link between deforestation and climate change and wh...

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  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
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Conservation begins at home – literally. Designing and operating a home that generates as much power as it uses is rapidly becoming a reality. Mean...

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  • Added: Jan 04, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
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Caption: Ai Weiwei, artist, filmmaker
Ai Weiwei is an artist who uses many canvases to express himself. From art installations to architecture, social media to the big screen, Ai is one...

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  • Added: Dec 28, 2017
  • Length: 58:57
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It’s safe to say that 2017 was not the best of times when it came to climate. Record-breaking hurricanes, year-round wildfires, and a renewed commi...

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  • Added: Dec 21, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
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Caption: John Holdren speaks on science at the White House in 2015., Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls/Flickr
As White House science advisor, John Holdren provided Obama with facts and data that helped shape his environmental policies. He’s concerned about ...

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  • Added: Dec 15, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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What do football, tobacco and oil have in common? A common narrative of deceit. When tobacco companies faced public scrutiny about the link between...

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  • Added: Dec 07, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
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Caption: Kiran Jane, John Englander, and Greg Dalton
The coastline has been basically in the same place for all of human civilization and now that’s changing in very unpredictable and unsettling ways....

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  • Added: Nov 30, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
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Caption: Bill Nye, Television Host and Science Educator
As the Science Guy, television’s Bill Nye inspired a generation of children to love science as much as he does. But these days, he’s speaking to a ...

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  • Added: Nov 21, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
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Caption: Jeff Goodell, author
Jeff Goodell’s new book on sea level rise is titled “The Water Will Come.” But according to experts, it’s already here – oceans have risen by six t...

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  • Added: Nov 16, 2017
  • Length: 58:58
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Caption: L-R: Ingrid Brostrom, Mystic, Rev. Gerald Durley
While solar panels and electric cars are typically associated with upper-class white folk, the transition to clean energy is also a civil rights is...

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  • Added: Nov 09, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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Caption: Amy Goodman, Executive Producer and Host, Democracy Now!
As the host and Executive Producer of Democracy Now! Amy Goodman has built a career on covering the grassroots activism and general muckraking that...

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  • Added: Nov 02, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
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Caption: Greg Dalton, Executive Producer and Host
On the front lines of climate change, the Inuit of the high Arctic - together with scientists, educators and policymakers – are fighting a battle f...

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  • Added: Oct 26, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Communicating about climate change and convincing the public that something needs to be done about it is a complicated proposition, one that report...

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  • Added: Oct 12, 2017
  • Length: 58:57
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Caption: Former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, left, a Republican, and Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown, shown last year, are both cap-and-trade proponents. , Credit: Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press
In a rare display of bipartisanship, California governor Jerry Brown and former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger sat side by side recently praising t...

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  • Added: Oct 04, 2017
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 3