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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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
  • Purchases: 11
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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
  • Purchases: 4
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
  • Purchases: 6
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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
  • Purchases: 7