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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225 Pieces

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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 KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, Calif., KICI Iowa City, Northwest Public Broadcasting, and WDSE


  • Added: Dec 02, 2021
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 5
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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 KICI Iowa City and KMXT


  • Added: Nov 30, 2021
  • Length: :29
  • Purchases: 2
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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
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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 Maine Public Radio, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KGUA, KSQD Santa Cruz, Cove Mountain Educational Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Sep 15, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 12
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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 KUHF, KAWC / Border Radio - KOFA, WMUU-LP, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, Maine Public Radio and more


  • Added: Sep 09, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 15
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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