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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214 Pieces

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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 KUMD, KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, Calif., KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., KOWS, Northwest Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Sep 23, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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This September marks the 50th anniversary of the seminal work Diet for a Small Planet, in which Frances Moore Lappé argued that cattle constitute “...

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


  • Added: Sep 15, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 11
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Water is essential for life, and throughout history we have sought to control and make use of it. As Giulio Boccaletti explores in his new book, Wa...

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


  • Added: Sep 09, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 13
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Hundreds of people have been arrested in Minnesota in ongoing protests against Line 3, a pipeline that will move Canadian tar sands oil, and which ...

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


  • Added: Sep 02, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 9
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This summer, the climate crisis seems to be unfolding faster than ever before — with catastrophic floods, huge wildfires, and killer heat. It’s bec...

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


  • Added: Aug 26, 2021
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 12
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In early August, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a report unequivocally connecting global warming and extreme weather to hum...

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


  • Added: Aug 19, 2021
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 12
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In October 2020, California Gov. Newsom announced a plan to protect 30% of his state by 2030. In 2021, the Biden Administration announced its own 3...

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


  • Added: Aug 12, 2021
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 10
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In Washington State, voters defeated initiatives to put a price on carbon - twice. Governor Jay Inslee himself then lost his personal bid for the W...

Bought by KUOW, KUHF, Maine Public Radio, WMUU-LP, KSQD Santa Cruz and more


  • Added: Aug 04, 2021
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 14
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From clearing land for pasture to building dams, humans have long changed the face of the Earth. But Indian eco-feminist Vandana Shiva is highly cr...

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


  • Added: Jul 29, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 12
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The United States is famous for its car culture. But a hundred years ago, pedestrians didn’t want cars to take over the streets — and it took decad...

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


  • Added: Jul 22, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 14
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Pathways for reducing carbon emissions include electrifying transportation and replacing fossil fuels with wind and solar power. But in this time o...

Bought by WSHU, Maine Public Radio, KZMU Moab Community Radio, KUOW, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and more


  • Added: Jul 14, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 17
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When we think of action on climate change, we usually think of what individuals can do, what governments can do, and maybe what businesses can do. ...

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


  • Added: Jul 08, 2021
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 11
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For over two decades, carbon offset programs have promised individuals and businesses that they can reduce their overall carbon footprint by paying...

Bought by Oregon Public Broadcasting, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WMUU-LP, Maine Public Radio, KMXT and more


  • Added: Jul 01, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 14
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Extreme heat causes more deaths than any other weather-related hazard in the U.S., wreaking quiet havoc on the health and economic well-being of bi...

Bought by WGCU, Boise State Public Radio, Colorado Public Radio, KUHF, Oregon Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Jun 23, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 20
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From activism to political campaigns to corporate advertising, the power of music and images is undeniable. So how can the arts inspire and advance...

Bought by KZMU Moab Community Radio, KPCC, Maine Public Radio, WMUU-LP, KGUA and more


  • Added: Jun 16, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 15
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The Colorado River supplies water to more than 40 million people across seven states. On June 9th, Lake Mead fell to its lowest level since it was ...

Bought by KPCC, Boise State Public Radio, Colorado Public Radio, KZMU Moab Community Radio, KUOW and more


  • Added: Jun 10, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 21
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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 WGCU, WMUU-LP, KGUA, KSQD Santa Cruz, Ohm Radio and more


  • Added: Jun 03, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 12
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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 KCPW Salt Lake City, WMUU-LP, Maine Public Radio, WGCU, Ohm Radio and more


  • Added: May 26, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 15
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Mapping has emerged as a powerful tool for helping humans combat climate disruption. Technology for measuring the totality of global carbon emissio...

Bought by Maine Public Radio, WMUU-LP, KSQD Santa Cruz, KGUA, Ohm Radio and more


  • Added: May 20, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 11
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What motivates the activists? Grassroots activism can take many forms, from protests to letter-writing to citizen science to community organizing. ...

Bought by KCPW Salt Lake City, KUOW, Maine Public Radio, KZMU Moab Community Radio, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and more


  • Added: May 13, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 14