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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From fires and floods to hurricanes and hot temperatures, 2018 put climate on the front page in ways it hadn’t been before. Yet amidst the disrupti...

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  • Added: Dec 06, 2018
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 11
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Stabilizing our climate is going to take some hard truths – and hard numbers. “If you look at 1.5 degrees, it's about 13 years,” says Stanford’s Ar...

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  • Added: Nov 29, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 6
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It’s a holiday movie special as Climate One talks to the directors/producers of four recent documentaries that bring human drama to the climate sto...

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  • Added: Nov 20, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 6
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In their 1968 book The Population Bomb, Paul and Anne Ehrlich warned of the dangers of overpopulation. These included mass starvation, societal uph...

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  • Added: Nov 14, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
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Production of oil and gas in the U.S. has surged to levels unthinkable a decade ago due to the revolution in hydraulic fracturing, which has helped...

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  • Added: Nov 08, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 7
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Red states, blue states – when it comes to our environment, are we really two different Americas? New Yorker writer Eliza Griswold spent time in so...

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  • Added: Oct 30, 2018
  • Length: 58:56
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After a year of climate-amplified fires and hurricanes around the country, New York Times reporter Trip Gabriel tells host Greg Dalton how climate ...

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  • Added: Oct 25, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 6
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Chinese factories churn out parts and products that end up in our cars, our kitchens and our cell phones. And all that productivity has improved th...

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  • Added: Oct 17, 2018
  • Length: 58:57
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Former UN climate negotiator Christiana Figueres credits Buddhist teachings both for helping her through a personal crisis, and for providing a sou...

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  • Added: Oct 03, 2018
  • Length: 58:56
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On the eve of the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS), we started the conversation about how solutions could be led by states, cities, businesses a...

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  • Added: Sep 24, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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Where there’s fire, there’s smoke. And there is a lot of both these days in the American West Wildfires have always been part of the landscape in...

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  • Added: Sep 19, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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Can a menu at a fancy restaurant be a map for solving the climate challenge? A handful of high-end chefs are using their restaurants to show how in...

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  • Added: Sep 12, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
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Solutions to the climate crisis include driving cleaner cars, planting more trees, eating less meat. But how do our housing choices factor into thi...

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  • Added: Sep 06, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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Fossil fuels have helped bring people out of poverty around the world, and many people working in the industry are proud of their contribution. Wil...

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  • Added: Aug 30, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
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Caption: Larry Goldzband, Executive Director of BCDC, the Bay Conservation and Development Commission, Credit: Sarah Gonzalez
With the melting of Antarctica’s ice and the Greenland ice sheet, projections for the oceans to rise dramatically and quickly are increasing. Watch...

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  • Added: Aug 25, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
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Caption: David Vogel is author of the new book California Greenin’ How the Golden State Became an Environmental Leader. , Credit: James Meinerth
California. Land of sunshine and seashore. In an effort to protect the state’s magnificent landscape, California has led the country in environment...

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  • Added: Aug 10, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
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What’s the connection between climate change and national security? “Military commanders don't operate on the basis of fiction,” says Leon Panetta,...

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  • Added: Aug 16, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
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Production of animal protein is producing vast amounts of climate-eating gases. But a new generation of companies are creating innovative food pro...

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  • Added: Apr 01, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Dr. Matthew Fox
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: Jul 26, 2018
  • Length: 58:58
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Caption: L-R: Andrew Revkin, Elizabeth Kolbert, David Roberts
Science and environmental reporter Andrew Revkin has been writing about climate change since the 1980s, including 21 years for The New York Times. ...

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  • Added: Jul 19, 2018
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 7