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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217 Pieces

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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
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How do our identities and values shape the way we listen to others’ climate experience? Author Nathaniel Rich and journalist Meera Subramanian cove...

Bought by WMUU-LP, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., KICI Iowa City, and KOWS


  • Added: May 06, 2021
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 5
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In the US, we’ve become accustomed to climate -- like nearly everything else -- being politicized. Even when potential solutions might benefit ever...

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


  • Added: Apr 28, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 13
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The impacts of climate change may come fast or slow. A wildfire amplified by drought may rip through a town in a matter of hours, or rising seas ma...

Bought by WCNY, KCPW Salt Lake City, KJZZ, WMUU-LP, KSQD Santa Cruz and more


  • Added: Apr 22, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 14
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For many of us, the story of the American wilderness begins when Europeans arrived on these shores and began conquering it. The wide open spaces of...

Bought by KZMU Moab Community Radio, WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass., KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WMUU-LP, Ohm Radio and more


  • Added: Apr 15, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 14
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The COVID-19 shutdown has hit women and minorities hardest: four times as many women as men dropped out of the workforce in September 2020, with La...

Bought by KUHF, 90.5 WESA, WITF, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Apr 08, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 14
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As the spring of 2021 arrives, it would be hard to design a more challenging — or more promising — moment for implementing climate solutions. Ameri...

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


  • Added: Apr 01, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 13
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Warmer, shorter winters may sound like an impact of climate change that would inspire more joy than despair. But rising temperatures and decreasing...

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


  • Added: Mar 25, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 14
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While IPCC risk assessments and emission projections can help us understand climate change, they don’t exactly inspire the imagination or provoke a...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, Ohm Radio , KGUA, KSQD Santa Cruz, KZUM and more


  • Added: Mar 17, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 13
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True to his campaign promise, President Biden dove right into the climate crisis on Day One, signing a stack of executive orders that signaled his ...

Bought by KTSW 89.9, KGNU Boulder, Colo., KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KGUA, KSQD Santa Cruz and more


  • Added: Mar 11, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 14
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Just two months into 2021, deadly winter temperatures left millions of Texans without water and power. Meanwhile, California is preparing for anoth...

Bought by WCNY, WAMU, Maine Public Radio, MPR News Stations, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 05, 2021
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 18
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“The long-term energy future of America is not going to be written in fossil fuels,” declared John Kerry last April. President Biden recently appo...

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


  • Added: Feb 25, 2021
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 13
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In the past decade, narratives of a dystopian climate future have helped connect people with heroes in worlds decimated by climate disruption and i...

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


  • Added: Feb 18, 2021
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 11
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Experts have warned us that COVID-19 is just one example of climate change-related diseases on the rise. And while climate disruption, environmenta...

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


  • Added: Feb 11, 2021
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 10
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With a new pro-science, pro-climate action administration in the White House, there are more pathways — and far greater political will — than ever ...

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


  • Added: Feb 04, 2021
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 10
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A decade ago, a nationwide survey showed that only around twelve percent of Americans were seriously concerned about climate change. Today, public ...

Bought by Ohm Radio , KUOW, WWNO, WGCU, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and more


  • Added: Jan 28, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 14
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Hopes and expectations are high for President Biden’s first weeks in office. His recovery plans promise to take on COVID-19, a battered economy, an...

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


  • Added: Jan 21, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 10
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Incoming President Biden faces an unimaginable set of challenges, including the COVID-19 pandemic, a gutted economy and a nation reeling from the r...

Bought by MPR News Stations, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, Ohm Radio , WMUU-LP, WAMU and more


  • Added: Jan 14, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 13