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.


194 Pieces

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President-elect Joe Biden says he will infuse climate change into every corner of his agenda. But after the destructive environmental policies of t...

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  • Added: Jan 10, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
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Throughout a 45-year career as an environmental regulator, Mary Nichols has been a powerful champion for climate action and cutting emissions. Havi...

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  • Added: Dec 10, 2020
  • Length: 58:58
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Is this the end of the road for the internal combustion engine? California isn’t the first major economy to ban gas-powered cars and trucks, and ...

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  • Added: Nov 25, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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“Unprecedented” is one of the most overused words of 2020, but it reflects the superstorm of disruption brought on by an overlapping pandemic, raci...

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  • Added: Nov 20, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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In this program, we revisit two Climate One programs from earlier in the year. First, events of the past year, including the murders of George Floy...

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  • Added: Nov 18, 2020
  • Length: 58:58
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Harvest season is especially hard this year, as the pandemic strains farmers and food systems, highlighting a deeply divided and often unjust Ameri...

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  • Added: Nov 12, 2020
  • Length: 58:58
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The 2020 campaign season has finally come to a close. And days after November 3rd has passed, the country is still reeling. About seventy percent o...

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  • Added: Nov 05, 2020
  • Length: 58:58
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What is the role of power in deciding the fate of a planet? 2020 has seen a reckoning with various forms of power embedded in racial, gender, and g...

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  • Added: Oct 29, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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Can we break up the political log jam on climate? “The brokenness of our politics,” says Republican political strategist Stephen Schmidt, “is tha...

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  • Added: Oct 22, 2020
  • Length: 58:57
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Environmental groups like NRDC, 350.org, and Greenpeace helped move climate onto the presidential agenda last year, pushing Joe Biden and other Dem...

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  • Added: Oct 14, 2020
  • Length: 58:58
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Pathways for reducing carbon emissions include electrifying transportation, replacing fossil fuels with wind and solar power. But in this time of n...

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  • Added: Oct 08, 2020
  • Length: 58:58
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Technology has helped the world survive, thrive, and stay connected through the COVID-19 lockdown. As countries look toward re-opening in a post-pa...

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  • Added: Oct 01, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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Twenty years ago, Julia Roberts won an Oscar for her portrayal of maverick environmental activist Erin Brockovich in the film of the same name. The...

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  • Added: Sep 24, 2020
  • Length: 58:57
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From pipelines to clean power, the world’s biggest economies are brokering developments in oil, gas, and renewables that will shape climate and pol...

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  • Added: Sep 17, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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Wildfires are nothing new – they’ve been part of the west’s ecology for millennia. But burning fossil fuels and suppressing the burning of forests ...

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  • Added: Sep 10, 2020
  • Length: 58:57
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The cost and health burdens of electricity production have long been higher for low-income communities of color than for wealthy white ones. But fo...

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  • Added: Sep 03, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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Can art help us process our changing climate? The story of climate change is typically told in the language of facts and figures, graphs and charts...

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  • Added: Aug 27, 2020
  • Length: 58:57
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Coronavirus outbreaks in food markets, food plants, and farmworker communities have impacted food access and put a spotlight on food insecurity. Fa...

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  • Added: Aug 20, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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Miami may be the poster child of rising waters in the U.S., but further inland, states are grappling with torrential flooding that is becoming the ...

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  • Added: Aug 13, 2020
  • Length: 58:58
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Science has given us a realistic picture of what Earth will look like with unmitigated climate change: increased extreme weather events, crippled e...

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  • Added: Jul 30, 2020
  • Length: 58:57
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