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.

Climate One is changing the conversation about energy, the economy, and the environment. The issues raised by climate disruption are deeply interconnected. From water to energy, from food to transportation, the actions we take to address one issue directly impact the others. Changing the conversation means looking at issues holistically. We invite speakers who see the big picture and talk about solutions with connected impact.

Climate One invites and cultivates relationships with speakers across the spectrum of climate thought leadership. Political figures like Hillary Clinton and Governor Rick Perry have inspired and provoked. Executives like former Chevron CEO David O’Reilly have surprised and challenged. Psychologists like Daniel Goleman and economists like Gernot Wagner have expanded our notions of what climate change means for us as people and a society. We’re constantly adding more diverse voices to the conversation, changing its tone from doomsaying and despair to opportunity and resilience. Hide full description

Climate One is changing the conversation about energy, the economy, and the environment. The issues raised by climate disruption are deeply interconnected. From water to energy, from food to transportation, the actions we take to address one issue directly impact the others. Changing the conversation means looking at issues holistically. We invite speakers who see the big picture and talk about solutions with connected impact. Climate One invites and cultivates relationships with speakers across the spectrum of climate thought leadership. Political figures like Hillary Clinton and Governor Rick Perry have inspired and provoked. Executives like former Chevron CEO David O’Reilly have surprised and challenged. Psychologists like Daniel Goleman and economists like Gernot Wagner have... Show full description


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Caption: David Vogel is author of the new book California Greenin’ How the Golden State Became an Environmental Leader. , Credit: James Meinerth
California. Land of sunshine and seashore. In an effort to protect the state’s magnificent landscape, California has led the country in environment...

Bought by NPR Now, KCMJ Community Radio, KWIT, and KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA


  • Added: Aug 10, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 4
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What’s the connection between climate change and national security? “Military commanders don't operate on the basis of fiction,” says Leon Panetta,...

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  • Added: Aug 16, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Production of animal protein is producing vast amounts of climate-eating gases. But a new generation of companies are creating innovative food prod...

Bought by KBBI, WCAI / WNAN, KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, NPR Now, KFOI Radio and more


  • Added: Aug 03, 2018
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Dr. Matthew Fox
Can changing our consciousness hold off the climate apocalypse? When we think about the enormity of climate change and what it’s doing to our plane...

Bought by KWIT, KFOI Radio, WLPR, NPR Now, and KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA


  • Added: Jul 26, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: L-R: Andrew Revkin, Elizabeth Kolbert, David Roberts
Science and environmental reporter Andrew Revkin has been writing about climate change since the 1980s, including 21 years for The New York Times. ...

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  • Added: Jul 19, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 5
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Electric scooters, skateboards and bicycles are popping up all over in cities all over the country. Ride-hailing companies are also moving to two w...

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  • Added: Jul 12, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 4
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When you think of climate activism, Wall Street doesn’t immediately come to mind. But as investors are coming to realize, they do have a voice – an...

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  • Added: Jul 09, 2018
  • Length: 58:54
  • Purchases: 6
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It’s a summer movie special as Climate One talks to the directors/producers of four recent documentaries that bring human drama to the climate stor...

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  • Added: Jun 28, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 9
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Are GMOs the answer to our planet’s food shortage? Or are they jeopardizing our health, crops and climate by creating a destructive cycle of Roundu...

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  • Added: Jun 19, 2018
  • Length: 58:54
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Solomon Hsiang, Katherine Mach, and Greg Dalton
The new climate reality means that even those living on a hill will be affected by flooding in the valley, and those living in the North will be af...

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  • Added: Jun 14, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 7
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Looking for a movie that takes climate science to the masses? In the first part of this week’s episode, former Vice President Al Gore joins Climate...

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  • Added: Jun 07, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Anna Lappé, Author, Diet for a Hot Planet
Mark Kurlansky and Anna Lappé are two of the country’s most prolific and influential authors writing about feeding a crowded planet with a destabil...

Bought by KPIP-LP, KWIT, NPR Now, KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, WCQS and more


  • Added: May 30, 2018
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Davida Herzl, CEO and Co-Founder, Aclima
Over a century ago, the industrial revolution brought wealth and opportunity to a generation of American innovators. It also brought us dirty coal ...

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  • Added: May 24, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 7
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In June 2017, President Trump announced his plan to withdraw the country from the 2015 Paris Climate Accord, claiming it disadvantaged the United S...

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  • Added: May 17, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 6
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Climate change isn’t just an environmental problem – it’s also a health hazard. Air pollution and changing weather patterns give rise to heat-relat...

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  • Added: May 10, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: David Fenton, Founder and Chairman, Fenton Communications
The scientific consensus is that human activity is cooking the planet and disrupting our economies. Yet many people still don’t believe that climat...

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  • Added: May 03, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Paul R. Ehrlich, President, Center for Conservation Biology, Bing Professor of Population Studies, Stanford University
In 1968, the best-seller “The Population Bomb” (written by Paul and Anne Ehrlich, but credited solely to Paul) warned of the perils of overpopulati...

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  • Added: Apr 24, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
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In an emergency, we’re told to “break the glass” and grab the fire extinguisher. If we’re in the midst of a climate emergency, is there a firehose ...

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  • Added: Apr 19, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Ashley Allen, Mars Corporation; Host Greg Dalton
As the planet heats up, it’s affecting many of the foods we love – when and where they’re grown, how they get to the grocery store and how much we...

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  • Added: Apr 12, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 7
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Volkswagen’s brazen cheating on air pollution rules rocked an industry with a history of skulduggery. The scandal has now cost the company $30 bill...

Bought by KPIP-LP, KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, KWIT, and NPR Now


  • Added: Apr 05, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 4