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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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199 Pieces

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Over a 20-year period, methane is 80 times more potent a greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide. Yet those responsible for releasing methane into the a...

  • Added: Dec 01, 2022
  • Length: 58:55
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Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard made headlines recently when he announced that he and his family had transferred their $3 billion stake in the sto...

  • Added: Nov 22, 2022
  • Length: 58:56
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Climate One has been at this year's UN climate summit, COP27, where one of the issues at the forefront of the conversation has been “loss and damag...

  • Added: Nov 17, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
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The 27th UN convention on climate change, known as COP27, is now underway in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. When Climate One spoke with Egyptian Ambassado...

  • Added: Nov 10, 2022
  • Length: 58:56
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It’s been a big year for U.S. climate policy. Three major pieces of legislation: the Bipartisan Infrastructure Act, the CHIPS and Science Act and t...

  • Added: Nov 03, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
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In a democracy, meaningful change often requires adapting views and building coalitions. Some believe finding common ground and building rapport is...

  • Added: Oct 27, 2022
  • Length: 58:55
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Twenty of the world’s richest countries – mostly in the Global North – are responsible for 80 percent of the carbon pollution that’s driving extrem...

  • Added: Oct 20, 2022
  • Length: 58:58
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For decades, scientists and activists have called for action to slow the pace of global warming. The political process has struggled and largely fa...

  • Added: Oct 13, 2022
  • Length: 58:58
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With the US midterm elections looming, the window for enacting meaningful climate policy may be closing. November’s elections will determine which ...

  • Added: Oct 06, 2022
  • Length: 58:56
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In recent years, hundreds of thousands of people in high-risk disaster areas across the US have been dropped from their insurance policies, leaving...

  • Added: Sep 29, 2022
  • Length: 59:00
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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