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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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
  • Purchases: 8
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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 pro...

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  • Added: Apr 01, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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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
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Looking for a movie that takes climate science to the masses? In the first part of this week’s episode, former Vice President Al Gore joins Climate...

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  • Added: Jun 07, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
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Caption: Anna Lappé, Author, Diet for a Hot Planet
Mark Kurlansky and Anna Lappé are two of the country’s most prolific and influential authors writing about feeding a crowded planet with a destabil...

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  • Added: May 30, 2018
  • Length: 58:56
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Caption: Davida Herzl, CEO and Co-Founder, Aclima
Over a century ago, the industrial revolution brought wealth and opportunity to a generation of American innovators. It also brought us dirty coal ...

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  • Added: Jan 21, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
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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...

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  • Added: May 17, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 7
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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...

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  • Added: Jan 07, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
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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...

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  • Added: May 03, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 6