Climate One

Series produced by Climate One

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Addressing the climate crisis begins by talking about it.

Climate One presents empowering conversations that connect all aspects of the climate crisis -- the scary and the exciting, the individual and the systemic. Join us.

We’re living through a climate emergency; finding solutions starts by talking about it. Climate One is a weekly public radio program focused on elevating critical conversations around climate change. Since climate touches all aspects of our lives, we bring together diverse perspectives in empowering conversations: one week we might talk with Jane Goodall or Bill McKibben or an oil industry exec – sometimes on the same panel – and the next week we might hear first-hand stories from people who narrowly escaped a fire or a flood, and the next we might focus on democracy and climate justice. In all of this, we aim to connect the personal to the systemic, and empower conversations to continue beyond our show.


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233 Pieces

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With expanding electrical infrastructure and some jurisdictions beginning to ban gas appliances in new construction, the transition to a clean ener...

Bought by KICI Iowa City


  • Added: Jan 26, 2022
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 1
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Corporate pledges of reaching net zero carbon emissions have quickly become commonplace. Critics argue that such pledges are mere greenwashing, and...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WMUU-LP, KSQD Santa Cruz, KGUA, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash. and more


  • Added: Jan 20, 2022
  • Length: 58:55
  • Purchases: 9
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If corporations can be legal persons, why can’t Mother Earth? In 2017, New Zealand granted the Whanganui River the full legal rights of a person....

Bought by WMUU-LP, KSQD Santa Cruz, KGUA, Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting, WDSE and more


  • Added: Jan 13, 2022
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 9
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Beyond his position as chairman of the venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins, John Doerr rose to global prominence in the business world with his po...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WMUU-LP, KSQD Santa Cruz, KGUA, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash. and more


  • Added: Jan 06, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
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Each year, Climate One gives an award to a natural or social scientist for excellence in science communication. This year’s recipient of the Stephe...

Bought by KSQD Santa Cruz, WLPR , KGUA, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Dec 26, 2021
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 10
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Southeastern Virginia currently experiences the fastest rate of sea level rise on the Atlantic seaboard, and that’s only projected to accelerate. F...

Bought by Maine Public Radio, WBHM, WLPR , KGUA, KSQD Santa Cruz and more


  • Added: Dec 22, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 13
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A recent poll shows that in 2021, for the first time, a majority of Americans personally felt the effects of climate change. But has that growing a...

Bought by WSHU, New Hampshire Public Radio, Nevada Public Radio, KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA, KALW and more


  • Added: Dec 16, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 16
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Climate change science isn’t taught accurately —or equally — across the country. Investigative reporter Katie Worth dug into textbooks and talked w...

Bought by Maine Public Radio, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WMUU-LP, KGUA, KSQD Santa Cruz and more


  • Added: Dec 09, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 12
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President Biden recently signed the biggest piece of climate legislation in U.S. history into law. To be sure, the Infrastructure Investment and Jo...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KGUA, WMUU-LP, KSQD Santa Cruz, Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Dec 02, 2021
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 10
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A recent poll shows that in 2021, for the first time, a majority of Americans personally felt the effects of climate change. But has that growing a...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass., KICI Iowa City, and KMXT


  • Added: Nov 30, 2021
  • Length: :29
  • Purchases: 3
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Ever have a difficult conversation about climate? Pretty much everyone has. Knowing all the facts and figures only goes so far when talking to some...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KMXT, WWNO, KGUA, Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Nov 24, 2021
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 13
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In 2015, delegates from 196 nations entered into the legally binding treaty on climate change known as the Paris Agreement, which set a goal of lim...

Bought by WMUU-LP, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WGCU, WDET Detroit Public Radio, KSQD Santa Cruz and more


  • Added: Nov 18, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 10
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Rick Ridgeway estimates he’s spent about five years of his life sleeping in tents, often in the world’s most remote places alongside fellow outdoor...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KGUA, WMUU-LP, KSQD Santa Cruz, Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Nov 10, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 11
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According to the latest IPCC Assessment Report, we’re currently on course for at least 3°C (5.4°F) of warming by 2100 even if all of the voluntary ...

Bought by WMUU-LP, KSQD Santa Cruz, KGUA, WLPR , Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Nov 04, 2021
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 10
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Fully electrifying our homes, cars and industries could cut the amount of total energy we need by half, says Saul Griffith, an entrepreneur, invent...

Bought by Maine Public Radio, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WLPR , WMUU-LP, KSQD Santa Cruz and more


  • Added: Oct 28, 2021
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 14
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People around the world have been experiencing unprecedented extreme weather events – raging wildfires, killer heatwaves and catastrophic floods. I...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass., WMUU-LP, WLPR , KSQD Santa Cruz and more


  • Added: Oct 21, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15
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How do we manage our own anxiety around an uncertain climate future – let alone help our children work through their feelings and fears? In his la...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WLPR , WMUU-LP, KGUA, KSQD Santa Cruz and more


  • Added: Oct 14, 2021
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 11
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We’ve experienced yet another summer of record wildfires in the western U.S., endangering lives, displacing communities, and sending unhealthy smok...

Bought by WMUU-LP, KSQD Santa Cruz, KGUA, Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting, KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, Calif. and more


  • Added: Oct 07, 2021
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 10
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Despite her identity as an evangelical, climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe doesn't accept global warming on faith; she crunches the data, analyzes ...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WMUU-LP, KUHF, KSQD Santa Cruz, KGUA and more


  • Added: Sep 30, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
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The COVID-19 pandemic revealed structural weaknesses and inequities that existed long before 2020. Like COVID-19, climate change is another “threat...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KUHF, WMUU-LP, KGUA, KSQD Santa Cruz and more


  • Added: Sep 23, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 12