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.


190 Pieces

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The COVID-19 shutdown has hit women and minorities hardest: four times as many women as men dropped out of the workforce in September 2020, with La...

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  • Added: Apr 08, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
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As the spring of 2021 arrives, it would be hard to design a more challenging — or more promising — moment for implementing climate solutions. Ameri...

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  • Added: Apr 01, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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Warmer, shorter winters may sound like an impact of climate change that would inspire more joy than despair. But rising temperatures and decreasing...

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  • Added: Mar 25, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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While IPCC risk assessments and emission projections can help us understand climate change, they don’t exactly inspire the imagination or provoke a...

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  • Added: Mar 17, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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True to his campaign promise, President Biden dove right into the climate crisis on Day One, signing a stack of executive orders that signaled his ...

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  • Added: Mar 11, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
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Just two months into 2021, deadly winter temperatures left millions of Texans without water and power. Meanwhile, California is preparing for anoth...

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  • Added: Mar 05, 2021
  • Length: 58:58
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“The long-term energy future of America is not going to be written in fossil fuels,” declared John Kerry last April. President Biden recently appo...

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  • Added: Feb 25, 2021
  • Length: 58:58
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In the past decade, narratives of a dystopian climate future have helped connect people with heroes in worlds decimated by climate disruption and i...

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  • Added: Feb 18, 2021
  • Length: 58:58
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Experts have warned us that COVID-19 is just one example of climate change-related diseases on the rise. And while climate disruption, environmenta...

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  • Added: Feb 11, 2021
  • Length: 58:57
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With a new pro-science, pro-climate action administration in the White House, there are more pathways — and far greater political will — than ever ...

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  • Added: Feb 04, 2021
  • Length: 58:58
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A decade ago, a nationwide survey showed that only around twelve percent of Americans were seriously concerned about climate change. Today, public ...

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  • Added: Jan 28, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
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Hopes and expectations are high for President Biden’s first weeks in office. His recovery plans promise to take on COVID-19, a battered economy, an...

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  • Added: Jan 21, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
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Incoming President Biden faces an unimaginable set of challenges, including the COVID-19 pandemic, a gutted economy and a nation reeling from the r...

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  • Added: Jan 14, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
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Questioning science, funding vocal climate denial groups, and encouraging the focus on personal carbon footprints are corporate America’s preferred...

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  • Added: Jan 07, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
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Twenty years ago, Julia Roberts won an Oscar for her portrayal of maverick environmental activist Erin Brockovich in the film of the same name. The...

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  • Added: Dec 31, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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Maintaining a consumption-driven economy while keeping emissions down seems more and more like a pipe dream -- is it time to re-think capitalism al...

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  • Added: Dec 23, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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President-elect Joe Biden says he will infuse climate change into every corner of his agenda. But after the destructive environmental policies of t...

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  • Added: Jan 10, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
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Throughout a 45-year career as an environmental regulator, Mary Nichols has been a powerful champion for climate action and cutting emissions. Havi...

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  • Added: Dec 10, 2020
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 10
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Is this the end of the road for the internal combustion engine? California isn’t the first major economy to ban gas-powered cars and trucks, and ...

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  • Added: Nov 25, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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“Unprecedented” is one of the most overused words of 2020, but it reflects the superstorm of disruption brought on by an overlapping pandemic, raci...

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  • Added: Nov 20, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 10