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.


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Pathways for reducing carbon emissions include electrifying transportation, replacing fossil fuels with wind and solar power. But in this time of n...

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  • Added: Oct 08, 2020
  • Length: 58:58
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Technology has helped the world survive, thrive, and stay connected through the COVID-19 lockdown. As countries look toward re-opening in a post-pa...

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  • Added: Oct 01, 2020
  • 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: Sep 24, 2020
  • Length: 58:57
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From pipelines to clean power, the world’s biggest economies are brokering developments in oil, gas, and renewables that will shape climate and pol...

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  • Added: Sep 17, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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Wildfires are nothing new – they’ve been part of the west’s ecology for millennia. But burning fossil fuels and suppressing the burning of forests ...

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  • Added: Sep 10, 2020
  • Length: 58:57
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The cost and health burdens of electricity production have long been higher for low-income communities of color than for wealthy white ones. But fo...

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  • Added: Sep 03, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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Can art help us process our changing climate? The story of climate change is typically told in the language of facts and figures, graphs and charts...

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  • Added: Aug 27, 2020
  • Length: 58:57
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Coronavirus outbreaks in food markets, food plants, and farmworker communities have impacted food access and put a spotlight on food insecurity. Fa...

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  • Added: Aug 20, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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Miami may be the poster child of rising waters in the U.S., but further inland, states are grappling with torrential flooding that is becoming the ...

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  • Added: Aug 13, 2020
  • Length: 58:58
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Science has given us a realistic picture of what Earth will look like with unmitigated climate change: increased extreme weather events, crippled e...

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  • Added: Jul 30, 2020
  • Length: 58:57
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Long before the coronavirus began disrupting America’s trillion-dollar meat industry, lab-grown proteins were upending the way we consume chicken, ...

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  • Added: Aug 06, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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For many of us, the story of the American wilderness begins when Europeans arrived on these shores and began conquering it. The wide open spaces of...

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  • Added: Jul 23, 2020
  • Length: 58:58
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The COVID-19 crisis is expected to decrease U.S. carbon emissions by 7.5% in 2020 — exactly the rate needed globally to meet the climate goals outl...

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  • Added: Jul 16, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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Racism, police and the pandemic are dominating hearts and headlines, but will they translate to votes in national and regional elections? One study...

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  • Added: Jul 07, 2020
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The national uprising ignited by the murder of George Floyd has cast a spotlight on the country’s embedded, institutional racism, including the fra...

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  • Added: Jul 02, 2020
  • Length: 58:58
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Expanding oil extraction and clean energy, supporting capitalism while fighting climate change: can humans ever really have it all? In their new bo...

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  • Added: Jun 26, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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As the global population approaches eight billion, humans continue to test the number of bodies that can fit onto a planet of finite resources. Emp...

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  • Added: Jun 16, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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With less than four months before early voting begins in the presidential election, America is enraged and inflamed across the country. People of a...

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  • Added: Jun 11, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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America's latest oil boom began with a bang, literally, on Earth Day, 2010. That’s when an offshore oil rig owned by BP exploded, killing eleven wo...

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  • Added: Jun 04, 2020
  • Length: 58:57
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How do we go about feeding a planet that’s hotter, drier, and more crowded than ever? The connection between global warming and the dinner table is...

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  • Added: May 27, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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