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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261 Pieces

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For nearly six decades, the US government passed no comprehensive climate legislation. Now that’s changed. The Inflation Reduction Act contains app...

Bought by KCPW Salt Lake City, KGUA, Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting, WGCU, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash. and more


  • Added: Aug 11, 2022
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 7
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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 KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KGUA, WMUU-LP, KSQD Santa Cruz, KMXT and more


  • Added: Aug 04, 2022
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 9
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As the CEO of the California utility giant PG&E, Patti Poppe is charged with navigating the company through massive wildfires, disrupted energy mar...

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


  • Added: Aug 01, 2022
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 11
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Along with aviation, the construction industry is one of the hardest to decarbonize sectors in the global economy. Cement and steel production toge...

Bought by KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, Calif., Maine Public Radio, KCPW Salt Lake City, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Jul 21, 2022
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 11
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The climate crisis may not be the sole driver of human displacement but it is a contributing and growing factor, exacerbating the misery of already...

Bought by Maine Public Radio, KUNM, 90.5 WESA, WFCR, KMUN and more


  • Added: Jul 14, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 19
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We’re on track for yet another summer of record wildfires in the western U.S., endangering lives, displacing communities, and sending unhealthy smo...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KSQD Santa Cruz, KGUA, Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting, KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, Calif. and more


  • Added: Jul 07, 2022
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 9
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Africa is responsible for only less than 4% of global greenhouse gas emissions. Yet its people are already suffering some of the world’s most devas...

Bought by KZMU Moab Community Radio, WMUU-LP, KGUA, KSQD Santa Cruz, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash. and more


  • Added: Jun 30, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 12
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83% of people in the United States live in urban areas. And these days that’s where important climate progress is happening. Cities all over the co...

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


  • Added: Jun 23, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
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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 ...

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


  • Added: Jun 16, 2022
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 10
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Roughly every five years, the U.S. designs and implements a new farm bill, which sets federal policy on agriculture across a huge swath of programs...

Bought by KUHF, Maine Public Radio, KCBX, KGUA, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Jun 09, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 13
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As Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and other economic pressures disrupt global energy markets, even insiders are scrambling to make sense of this mome...

Bought by KUHF, KMXT, WMUU-LP, KGUA, KSQD Santa Cruz and more


  • Added: Jun 02, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
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According to the World Bank, land managed by Indigenous peoples is associated with lower rates of deforestation, reduced greenhouse gas emissions, ...

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


  • Added: May 26, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 12
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Music and social movements have historically gone hand in hand. Folk music played a unifying role for the labor movements in the United States. Mus...

Bought by KGUA, WMUU-LP, KSQD Santa Cruz, WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass., Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting and more


  • Added: May 19, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 9
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Russ Feingold became a household name co-authoring the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act, more commonly known as McCain-Feingold. It’s the only major ...

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


  • Added: May 12, 2022
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 10
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More than half of Americans are invested in the stock market, either directly or through their retirement funds, but individual investors rarely th...

Bought by WGCU, WMUU-LP, WLPR , KGUA, KSQD Santa Cruz and more


  • Added: May 05, 2022
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 11
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A fundamental injustice of the climate crisis is that those who have contributed to it least are already bearing the brunt of the impacts, and that...

Bought by KCPW Salt Lake City, WDET Detroit Public Radio, Nevada Public Radio, WMUU-LP, KGUA and more


  • Added: Apr 28, 2022
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 12
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Congressman Jamie Raskin (D-MD) took the national spotlight as the lead manager for the second impeachment trial of the former president. As a memb...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KSQD Santa Cruz, WMUU-LP, Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash. and more


  • Added: Apr 21, 2022
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 9
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Fossil fuel companies and others have spent decades casting doubt on climate science to allow them to continue to profit. As documented by climate ...

Bought by KCPW Salt Lake City, WMUU-LP, KSQD Santa Cruz, KGUA, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash. and more


  • Added: Apr 14, 2022
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 10
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Global sales of electric vehicles more than doubled in 2021. Projections for this year are for another huge gain as more automakers introduce more ...

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


  • Added: Apr 07, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 12
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Earlier this year, California regulators were set to propose significant changes to the incentives that drive rooftop solar installations. After wi...

Bought by KUHF, KOWS, WMUU-LP, KGUA, KSQD Santa Cruz and more


  • Added: Mar 31, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 10