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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Questioning science, funding vocal climate denial groups, and encouraging the focus on personal carbon footprints are corporate America’s preferred...

Bought by Maine Public Radio, Ohm Radio , WMUU-LP, KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, Calif., KSQD Santa Cruz and more


  • Added: Jan 07, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 11
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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...

Bought by Ohm Radio , KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, Calif., WMUU-LP, WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass., KGUA and more


  • Added: Dec 31, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 12
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Maintaining a consumption-driven economy while keeping emissions down seems more and more like a pipe dream -- is it time to re-think capitalism al...

Bought by WMUU-LP, KMUN, KSQD Santa Cruz, KICI Iowa City, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash. and more


  • Added: Dec 23, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 7
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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...

Bought by WAMU, WMUU-LP, KSQD Santa Cruz, KOWS, KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, Calif. and more


  • Added: Jan 10, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 10
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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...

Bought by KUOW, WMUU-LP, KSQD Santa Cruz, Northwest Public Broadcasting, KICI Iowa City and more


  • Added: Dec 10, 2020
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 10
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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 ...

Bought by KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, Calif., KRCB-FM "Radio 91", KUMD, KSQD Santa Cruz, Northwest Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Nov 25, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 9
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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...

Bought by KUOW, MPR News Stations, WMUU-LP, KCPW Salt Lake City, WAMU and more


  • Added: Nov 20, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 10
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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...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KUMD, KSQD Santa Cruz, Northwest Public Broadcasting, KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, Calif. and more


  • Added: Nov 18, 2020
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 7
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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...

Bought by Maine Public Radio, KUMD, WMUU-LP, KSQD Santa Cruz, KICI Iowa City and more


  • Added: Nov 12, 2020
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 9
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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...

Bought by KUMD, WMUU-LP, KSQD Santa Cruz, Northwest Public Broadcasting, KICI Iowa City and more


  • Added: Nov 05, 2020
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 7
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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...

Bought by KZUM, KTSW 89.9, KUMD, WMUU-LP, KSQD Santa Cruz and more


  • Added: Oct 29, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 9
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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...

Bought by WAMU, KUMD, WMUU-LP, KSQD Santa Cruz, KICI Iowa City and more


  • Added: Oct 22, 2020
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 8
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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...

Bought by KUMD, KRCB-FM "Radio 91", KSQD Santa Cruz, KOWS, KICI Iowa City and more


  • Added: Oct 14, 2020
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 9
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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...

Bought by WWNO, KUMD, KSQD Santa Cruz, KICI Iowa City, KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, Calif. and more


  • Added: Oct 08, 2020
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 8
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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...

Bought by KIYU-FM, KUMD, WMUU-LP, KCPW Salt Lake City, KSQD Santa Cruz and more


  • Added: Oct 01, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 9
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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...

Bought by KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, Calif., KUMD, WMUU-LP, KSQD Santa Cruz, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash. and more


  • Added: Sep 24, 2020
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 6
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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...

Bought by KOWS, KUMD, WMUU-LP, KSQD Santa Cruz, KICI Iowa City and more


  • Added: Sep 17, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 7
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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 ...

Bought by KUOW, WWNO, KUCR 88.3 fm Riverside, Calif., WMUU-LP, KUFM - Montana Public Radio and more


  • Added: Sep 10, 2020
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 10
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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...

Bought by KOWS, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, WMUU-LP, KSQD Santa Cruz, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash. and more


  • Added: Sep 03, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 7
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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...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio, WMUU-LP, KSQD Santa Cruz, KICI Iowa City, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash. and more


  • Added: Aug 27, 2020
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 7