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


49 Pieces

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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...

Bought by WLPR


  • Added: May 17, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 1
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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...

Bought by KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, WDET Detroit Public Radio, WLPR, and NPR Now


  • Added: May 10, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 4
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...

Bought by KWIT, KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, and NPR Now


  • Added: May 03, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 3
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...

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio, WUTC, KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, KWIT, WLPR and more


  • Added: Apr 24, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 6
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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 ...

Bought by KUHF, KWIT, KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, KMUD, WLPR and more


  • Added: Apr 19, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 7
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: 6
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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 KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, KWIT, and NPR Now


  • Added: Apr 05, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Icebergs at Sunset, Greenland, Credit: Lee Narraway, Students on Ice 2017
We’ve all heard that hopping on a plane is one of the worst things we can do for the climate. So how do we justify the environmental costs of world...

Bought by KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, KWIT, and NPR Now


  • Added: Mar 28, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 3
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In her book “Dark Money: the Hidden History Behind the Rise of the Radical Right,” New Yorker writer Jane Mayer exposes the powerful group of indiv...

Bought by KWIT, KWMR, and NPR Now


  • Added: Mar 22, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: L-R: Patrick Flynn, Aron Cramer, Lynelle Cameron
Tech companies are cleaning up their data centers and building shiny new buildings that sip water and energy. But are they really as green as they ...

Bought by KWIT and NPR Now


  • Added: Mar 15, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Christine Pelosi and Debbie Dooley
Executive Committeewoman of Democratic National Committee Christine Pelosi, as well as staunch Trump supporter and clean energy advocate, Debbie Do...

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio, KWIT, and NPR Now


  • Added: Mar 08, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 3
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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...

Bought by KWIT and NPR Now


  • Added: Feb 28, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 2
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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...

Bought by KWIT, KUHF, and NPR Now


  • Added: Feb 22, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Sylvester Turner, Mayor, Houston, Texas
2017 brought a raft of extreme weather disasters costing the U.S. hundreds of billions of dollars in damages, including hurricanes Harvey, Irma and...

Bought by KWIT, KBBI, KUHF, NPR Now, and KCMJ Community Radio


  • Added: Feb 14, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 5
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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...

Bought by KUHF, KUNM, KBBI, KWIT, KCPW and more


  • Added: Feb 08, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 6
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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...

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio, KUNM, KWIT, KBBI, and NPR Now


  • Added: Feb 01, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 5
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...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KWIT, KCMJ Community Radio, KMUD, KBBI and more


  • Added: Jan 25, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 7
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:...

Bought by KUHF, KWIT, KBBI, WLPR, and NPR Now


  • Added: Jan 18, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 5
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...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer, KWIT, NPR Now, and WLPR


  • Added: Jan 09, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 4
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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...

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio, KWIT, WLPR, and NPR Now


  • Added: Jan 04, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 4