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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.

Free to all stations. Contact Steve Martin steve@sfmconsulting.com or 703.715.0827 with carriage questions.

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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190 Pieces

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In August, President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law. The IRA allocates around $370 billion over ten years to invest in renewable...

  • Added: Sep 22, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
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After a 20-year career as a tech reporter for CNET, the New York Times, and the public radio program Marketplace, Molly Wood has come to see the cl...

  • Added: Sep 15, 2022
  • Length: 58:57
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In the tech world, there’s a common belief that once a new device hits 5% market penetration, it rapidly goes from a niche to mass adoption. Accord...

  • Added: Sep 08, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
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Most Americans support climate action, but you wouldn’t know it from Congress or the courts – or from most of the media. People on both the left an...

  • Added: Sep 01, 2022
  • Length: 58:58
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Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has caused horrific damage and casualties, in spite of Ukraine’s remarkable efforts to defend itself. The conflict has...

  • Added: Aug 25, 2022
  • Length: 58:56
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For those of us who love to travel, climate guilt weighs heavily. Civil aviation accounts for about 3% of global greenhouse gas emissions, and that...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2022
  • Length: 58:58
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For nearly six decades, the US government passed no comprehensive climate legislation. Now that’s changed. The Inflation Reduction Act contains app...

  • Added: Aug 11, 2022
  • Length: 58:57
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Rick Ridgeway estimates he’s spent about five years of his life sleeping in tents, often in the world’s most remote places alongside fellow outdoor...

  • Added: Aug 04, 2022
  • Length: 58:56
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As the CEO of the California utility giant PG&E, Patti Poppe is charged with navigating the company through massive wildfires, disrupted energy mar...

  • Added: Aug 01, 2022
  • Length: 58:58
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Along with aviation, the construction industry is one of the hardest to decarbonize sectors in the global economy. Cement and steel production toge...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2022
  • Length: 58:59
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The climate crisis may not be the sole driver of human displacement but it is a contributing and growing factor, exacerbating the misery of already...

  • Added: Jul 14, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
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We’re on track for yet another summer of record wildfires in the western U.S., endangering lives, displacing communities, and sending unhealthy smo...

  • Added: Jul 07, 2022
  • Length: 58:59
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Africa is responsible for only less than 4% of global greenhouse gas emissions. Yet its people are already suffering some of the world’s most devas...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
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83% of people in the United States live in urban areas. And these days that’s where important climate progress is happening. Cities all over the co...

  • Added: Jun 23, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
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Climate change science isn’t taught accurately — or equally — across the country. Investigative reporter Katie Worth dug into textbooks and talked ...

  • Added: Jun 16, 2022
  • Length: 58:58
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Roughly every five years, the U.S. designs and implements a new farm bill, which sets federal policy on agriculture across a huge swath of programs...

  • Added: Jun 09, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
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As Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and other economic pressures disrupt global energy markets, even insiders are scrambling to make sense of this mome...

  • Added: Jun 02, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
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According to the World Bank, land managed by Indigenous peoples is associated with lower rates of deforestation, reduced greenhouse gas emissions, ...

  • Added: May 26, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
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Music and social movements have historically gone hand in hand. Folk music played a unifying role for the labor movements in the United States. Mus...

  • Added: May 19, 2022
  • Length: 59:00