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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After decades of relying on imported oil, the U.S. achieved the unthinkable and became the world’s largest producer. Production has doubled over th...

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  • Added: May 21, 2020
  • Length: 58:56
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How do we confront the reality of a future that will be hauntingly different from today? Some authors are using fiction to create relatable narrati...

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  • Added: May 14, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
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Can we solve the climate crisis by reimagining our cities? Climate activists have long envisioned the zero-carbon cities of the future. Now, with C...

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  • Added: May 07, 2020
  • Length: 58:57
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The COVID-19 recession is unfolding at historic speed and depth. New jobless claims reached a record 10 million in just two weeks. Wall Street’s fe...

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  • Added: Apr 30, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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When institutional investors divest from fossil fuel companies, does it make a difference, or is the impact merely symbolic? Some advocate keeping ...

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  • Added: Apr 24, 2020
  • Length: 58:57
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What can the spread of coronavirus teach us about the spread of climate change? Both crises have global reach, invisible perpetrators, and require...

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  • Added: Apr 17, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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Nuclear power - revive it or allow a slow death? Today, about a hundred nuclear plants provide 20 percent of America’s electricity. Once touted as...

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  • Added: Apr 10, 2020
  • Length: 58:56
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Why does an invisible, life-threatening virus prompt a nationwide emergency, but invisible, life-threatening gases don’t? Experts have been emphasi...

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  • Added: Mar 31, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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“How do you move from a place of simply trying to stop bad things and asking instead how would you make products and services in a sustainable mann...

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  • Added: Mar 26, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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Addressing the climate challenge requires incremental and transformational change on both personal and systemic levels. That means altering our per...

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  • Added: Mar 19, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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For years, scientists have been saying that the climate battle will be won or lost in the next decade. The IPCC has stated that to avoid climate ca...

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  • Added: Mar 12, 2020
  • Length: 58:57
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Can hip hop help bridge the divide between communities of color and environmentalism? Are strong regulations making fracking safer and cleaner? Env...

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  • Added: Mar 04, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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Tobacco companies, opioid suppliers, gun manufacturers and the fossil fuel industry -- all have been brought under fire, and into the courts, for k...

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  • Added: Feb 27, 2020
  • Length: 58:56
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Climate-fueled floods, fires and droughts have devastated America’s cities and rural areas. Our natural response is to regroup, recover and rebuild...

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  • Added: Feb 13, 2020
  • Length: 58:57
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California has been at the forefront of America’s climate fight since Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed the country’s first major climate law i...

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  • Added: Feb 20, 2020
  • Length: 58:58
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From the first humans to venture out of Africa 60,000 years ago to the displaced refugees of today, migration has always been a part of human life...

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  • Added: Feb 06, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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Our nation’s dependence on fossil fuels has led to climate disruption and inequality. Underserved communities are the ones most harmed by pollution...

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  • Added: Jan 30, 2020
  • Length: 58:58
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When it comes to cutting carbon pollution, where do we start? Today’s solutions are doable, but daunting: decrease global meat consumption, improve...

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  • Added: Jan 23, 2020
  • Length: 58:58
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We all know about the environmental effects of climate change. But what about its impact on our mental health? Therapists report that their patient...

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  • Added: Jan 16, 2020
  • Length: 58:56
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Everyday choices – like deciding which shirt to buy and what to binge-watch tonight – may impact the planet more than you think. Tatiana's Schlossb...

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  • Added: Jan 09, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 13