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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Coronavirus outbreaks in food markets, food plants, and farmworker communities have impacted food access and put a spotlight on food insecurity. Fa...

Bought by WWNO, MPR News Stations, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WYAP, KUFM - Montana Public Radio and more


  • Added: Aug 20, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 13
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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 ...

Bought by WYAP, Maine Public Radio, WMUU-LP, KSQD Santa Cruz, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash. and more


  • Added: Aug 13, 2020
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 8
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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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Long before the coronavirus began disrupting America’s trillion-dollar meat industry, lab-grown proteins were upending the way we consume chicken, ...

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  • Added: Aug 06, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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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...

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  • Added: Jul 23, 2020
  • Length: 58:58
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The COVID-19 crisis is expected to decrease U.S. carbon emissions by 7.5% in 2020 — exactly the rate needed globally to meet the climate goals outl...

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


  • Added: Jul 16, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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Racism, police and the pandemic are dominating hearts and headlines, but will they translate to votes in national and regional elections? One study...

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  • Added: Jul 07, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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The national uprising ignited by the murder of George Floyd has cast a spotlight on the country’s embedded, institutional racism, including the fra...

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  • Added: Jul 02, 2020
  • Length: 58:58
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Expanding oil extraction and clean energy, supporting capitalism while fighting climate change: can humans ever really have it all? In their new bo...

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  • Added: Jun 26, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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As the global population approaches eight billion, humans continue to test the number of bodies that can fit onto a planet of finite resources. Emp...

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  • Added: Jun 16, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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With less than four months before early voting begins in the presidential election, America is enraged and inflamed across the country. People of a...

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  • Added: Jun 11, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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America's latest oil boom began with a bang, literally, on Earth Day, 2010. That’s when an offshore oil rig owned by BP exploded, killing eleven wo...

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  • Added: Jun 04, 2020
  • Length: 58:57
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How do we go about feeding a planet that’s hotter, drier, and more crowded than ever? The connection between global warming and the dinner table is...

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  • Added: May 27, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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After decades of relying on imported oil, the U.S. achieved the unthinkable and became the world’s largest producer. Production has doubled over th...

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  • Added: May 21, 2020
  • Length: 58:56
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How do we confront the reality of a future that will be hauntingly different from today? Some authors are using fiction to create relatable narrati...

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  • Added: May 14, 2020
  • Length: 59:00
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Can we solve the climate crisis by reimagining our cities? Climate activists have long envisioned the zero-carbon cities of the future. Now, with C...

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  • Added: May 07, 2020
  • Length: 58:57
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The COVID-19 recession is unfolding at historic speed and depth. New jobless claims reached a record 10 million in just two weeks. Wall Street’s fe...

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  • Added: Apr 30, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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When institutional investors divest from fossil fuel companies, does it make a difference, or is the impact merely symbolic? Some advocate keeping ...

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  • Added: Apr 24, 2020
  • Length: 58:57
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What can the spread of coronavirus teach us about the spread of climate change? Both crises have global reach, invisible perpetrators, and require...

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  • Added: Apr 17, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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Nuclear power - revive it or allow a slow death? Today, about a hundred nuclear plants provide 20 percent of America’s electricity. Once touted as...

Bought by WUTC, WJCT, Maine Public Radio, WMUU-LP, KSQD Santa Cruz and more


  • Added: Apr 10, 2020
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 6