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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Production of oil and gas in the U.S. has surged to levels unthinkable a decade ago due to the revolution in hydraulic fracturing, which has helped...

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  • Added: Nov 08, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
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Red states, blue states – when it comes to our environment, are we really two different Americas? New Yorker writer Eliza Griswold spent time in so...

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  • Added: Oct 30, 2018
  • Length: 58:56
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After a year of climate-amplified fires and hurricanes around the country, New York Times reporter Trip Gabriel tells host Greg Dalton how climate ...

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  • Added: Oct 25, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
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Chinese factories churn out parts and products that end up in our cars, our kitchens and our cell phones. And all that productivity has improved th...

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  • Added: Oct 17, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
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Former UN climate negotiator Christiana Figueres credits Buddhist teachings both for helping her through a personal crisis, and for providing a sou...

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  • Added: Oct 03, 2018
  • Length: 58:56
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On the eve of the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS), we started the conversation about how solutions could be led by states, cities, businesses a...

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  • Added: Sep 24, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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Where there’s fire, there’s smoke. And there is a lot of both these days in the American West Wildfires have always been part of the landscape in...

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  • Added: Sep 19, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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Can a menu at a fancy restaurant be a map for solving the climate challenge? A handful of high-end chefs are using their restaurants to show how in...

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  • Added: Sep 12, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
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Solutions to the climate crisis include driving cleaner cars, planting more trees, eating less meat. But how do our housing choices factor into thi...

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  • Added: Sep 06, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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Fossil fuels have helped bring people out of poverty around the world, and many people working in the industry are proud of their contribution. Wil...

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  • Added: Aug 30, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
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Caption: Larry Goldzband, Executive Director of BCDC, the Bay Conservation and Development Commission, Credit: Sarah Gonzalez
With the melting of Antarctica’s ice and the Greenland ice sheet, projections for the oceans to rise dramatically and quickly are increasing. Watch...

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  • Added: Aug 25, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
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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...

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  • Added: Aug 10, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
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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
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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...

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  • Added: Aug 03, 2018
  • Length: 58:56
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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...

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  • Added: Jul 26, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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