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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Produce, consume, discard; we all know the routine. Raw materials are extracted, produced into goods, and used -- sometimes only once -- before tur...

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  • Added: Jun 20, 2019
  • Length: 58:55
  • Purchases: 10
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Presidential hopeful Jay Inslee is the only candidate who has made stopping climate change his top priority. The Washington state Governor is a not...

Bought by WJCT, MPR News Stations, WCQS, KBBI Alaska, WLPR and more


  • Added: Jun 07, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 11
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Four years ago, 21 student plaintiffs sued the U.S. government for violating their constitutional rights to life, liberty, and property by failing ...

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  • Added: May 30, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 8
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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
  • Purchases: 8
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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
  • Purchases: 7
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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
  • Purchases: 14
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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
  • Purchases: 14
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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
  • Purchases: 13
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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
  • Purchases: 9
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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
  • Purchases: 5
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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
  • Purchases: 7
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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
  • Purchases: 8
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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
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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
  • Purchases: 8
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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...

Bought by WJCT, WCQS, KZYX, KPTZ, Port Townsend, WA, NPR Now and more


  • Added: Jan 03, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 6