Climate One

Series produced by 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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The Green New Deal is shaking up climate politics in Washington. The resolution’s ambitious clean energy goals are championed by several leading De...

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  • Added: May 16, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
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PG&E has had a bad few years. A series of record-breaking wildfires culminating with 2018’s devastating Camp Fire propelled the California utility ...

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  • Added: May 02, 2019
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 8
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Global temperatures would be soaring even higher were it not for a powerful heat-trapping ally: oceans. From regulating the temperature of the plan...

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  • Added: May 09, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 10
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How far would you go to make your voice heard on climate change? College student Tim DeChristopher disrupted an auction for oil and gas leases - an...

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  • Added: Apr 16, 2019
  • Length: 58:56
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While the environmental movement is typically associated with upper-class white folk, it is also a civil rights issue. Communities of color often l...

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  • Added: Apr 23, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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With the Green New Deal in the national spotlight, a vigorous debate is happening: how ambitiously and broadly must the U.S. act on climate? Are is...

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  • Added: Apr 10, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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Despite having the top-selling luxury car in 2018, and a loyal if not rabid customer base, Tesla has been facing major challenges. In August, maver...

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  • Added: Mar 27, 2019
  • Length: 58:56
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What does it take to get people off their phones and into the outdoors? Research has shown the deleterious effects of electronics on weight, sleep,...

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  • Added: Mar 19, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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The U.S. Senate recently confirmed Andrew Wheeler as Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Greg Dalton sits down for a rare in...

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  • Added: Mar 13, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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The last five years have been the hottest on record globally. But this past winter, plunging temperatures, snowstorms and torrential rains througho...

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  • Added: Mar 05, 2019
  • Length: 58:56
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From fires and floods to heavy snow and hurricanes, recent years have brought a raft of extreme weather disasters costing the U.S. hundreds of bill...

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  • Added: Feb 27, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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Fighting climate change isn’t cheap. Where’s the money coming from? Major philanthropic organizations like Hewlett and Bloomberg are at the forefro...

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  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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Just ten years ago, an entire state running on 100% renewable electricity seemed fanciful. But this dreamy vision became reality when, with the bac...

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  • Added: Feb 13, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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Caption: Katharine Hayhoe, recipient of the 2018 Stephen H. Schneider Award for Outstanding Science Communication
Many of us find it daunting to talk with our neighbors, colleagues and family members about climate change. But climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe ...

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  • Added: Feb 07, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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When it comes to cutting emissions, there are many paths to success. Sweden, France, South Korea, and Ontario have all taken steps to replace fossi...

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  • Added: Jan 31, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 14
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Can changing our consciousness hold off the climate apocalypse? When we think about the enormity of climate change and what it’s doing to our plane...

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  • Added: Jan 15, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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In its infancy, the Paris Agreement carried the promise of a truly global climate solution. Supporters still say the Agreement is the first step in...

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  • Added: Jan 03, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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The math is clear: lowering greenhouse gas emissions is not enough to keep the earth below 1.5 degrees Celsius of post-industrial warming. The late...

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  • Added: Dec 27, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
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We’re making a list (and checking it twice) of 2018’s biggest climate stories, with the help of Vox reporter David Roberts. Roberts noted that whil...

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  • Added: Dec 20, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
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We all know about the environmental and physical effects of climate change. But what about its impact on our mental health? Therapists report that ...

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  • Added: Dec 12, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 6