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Addressing the climate crisis begins by talking about it.

Climate One is a one-hour weekly public radio program (newscast compatible) about energy, economy and the environment from the Commonwealth Club of California. Host Greg Dalton presents empowering conversations that connect all aspects of the climate crisis -- the scary and the exciting, the individual and the systemic. Join us.

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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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270 Pieces

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In August 2022, Congress passed the biggest piece of climate legislation in our nation’s history: The Inflation Reduction Act, which put $400 billi...

  • Added: Apr 11, 2024
  • Length: 58:56
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Even before Al Gore’s “An Inconvenient Truth” brought climate change to the mainstream, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Elizabeth Kolbert was on ...

  • Added: Apr 04, 2024
  • Length: 58:58
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Climate change means extreme weather, shifting landscapes, and generally more instability. More and more, you can feel the impacts of climate disru...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2024
  • Length: 58:57
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The places that most people call home are coming under increasing threat from climate change. From rising seas and more frequent floods to stronger...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2024
  • Length: 58:57
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As heat waves, storms, droughts and wildfires continue to worsen, talking can seem like a seriously insufficient climate solution. It’s fair to ask...

  • Added: Mar 15, 2024
  • Length: 58:55
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Kumi Naidoo is a world renowned activist and climate leader. Before going on to lead Greenpeace International then Amnesty International, Naidoo wa...

  • Added: Mar 07, 2024
  • Length: 58:57
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If you’re a climate-conscious person, you likely already know some of the main ways you can reduce your contribution to greenhouse gasses: buy less...

  • Added: Feb 29, 2024
  • Length: 58:55
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When most people hear the phrase renewable energy, they imagine fields full of solar panels or giant spinning wind turbines. But another source may...

  • Added: Feb 22, 2024
  • Length: 58:58
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As fossil fuels are phased out, shuttered coal plants, contaminated landfills, and abandoned mine lands across the U.S. are finding new life as ren...

  • Added: Feb 15, 2024
  • Length: 58:58
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A settlement for the largest civil penalty resulting from the Clean Air Act has just been reached. The EPA, DOJ and the State of California have ag...

  • Added: Feb 08, 2024
  • Length: 58:57
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Jane Fonda has spent the last several decades fighting for Indigenous peoples' rights, economic justice, LGBTQ rights, peace, gender equality and m...

  • Added: Feb 01, 2024
  • Length: 58:58
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We often talk about a “just transition” from dirty to clean energy as if the term means the same thing to everyone. Indigenous people have seen the...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2024
  • Length: 58:58
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What we wear defines us in so many ways. But in recent decades we’ve moved away from long-lasting, quality pieces in favor of disposable fast fashi...

  • Added: Jan 18, 2024
  • Length: 58:59
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The climate crisis can feel distant — like it’s someone else’s problem — until your town is flooded, your home is damaged by storms, or you're stru...

  • Added: Jan 11, 2024
  • Length: 58:58
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From the climate movement’s earliest days, young people have been at the forefront of activism. But the first major international climate conferenc...

  • Added: Jan 04, 2024
  • Length: 58:58
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Can you imagine if everything you needed in your everyday life was just a walk or bike ride away? That’s the goal of the 15-minute city, a new name...

  • Added: Dec 28, 2023
  • Length: 58:57
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Ben Santer has spent decades researching and identifying the human fingerprints on the climate system changes we’re now all seeing. He was lead aut...

  • Added: Dec 21, 2023
  • Length: 58:57
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It’s been a year of weather extremes – again. But there’s also been cause for renewed hope about our climate future. On the heels of this year’s i...

  • Added: Dec 18, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
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This week, we’re reporting from Dubai, where the 28th UN climate change conference (COP28) is now underway. Ever since the Paris Agreement was sign...

  • Added: Dec 07, 2023
  • Length: 58:57
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The 28th annual Conference of the Parties, COP28, opens this week in Dubai. For the 28th time, the nations of the world have gathered to see what p...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2023
  • Length: 59:00