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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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In October 2020, California Gov. Newsom announced a plan to protect 30% of his state by 2030. In 2021, the Biden Administration announced its own 3...

  • Added: Aug 12, 2021
  • Length: 58:57
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In Washington State, voters defeated initiates to put a price on carbon ― twice. Governor Jay Inslee himself then lost his personal bid for the Whi...

  • Added: Aug 04, 2021
  • Length: 58:57
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From clearing land for pasture to building dams, humans have long changed the face of the Earth. But Indian eco-feminist Vandana Shiva is highly cr...

  • Added: Jul 29, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
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The United States is famous for its car culture. But a hundred years ago, pedestrians didn’t want cars to take over the streets — and it took decad...

  • Added: Jul 22, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
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Pathways for reducing carbon emissions include electrifying transportation and replacing fossil fuels with wind and solar power. But in this time o...

  • Added: Jul 14, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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When we think of action on climate change, we usually think of what individuals can do, what governments can do, and maybe what businesses can do. ...

  • Added: Jul 08, 2021
  • Length: 58:58
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For over two decades, carbon offset programs have promised individuals and businesses that they can reduce their overall carbon footprint by paying...

  • Added: Jul 01, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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Extreme heat causes more deaths than any other weather-related hazard in the U.S., wreaking quiet havoc on the health and economic well-being of bi...

  • Added: Jun 23, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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From activism to political campaigns to corporate advertising, the power of music and images is undeniable. So how can the arts inspire and advance...

  • Added: Jun 16, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
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The Colorado River supplies water to more than 40 million people across seven states. Current projections indicate that this summer, Lake Mead will...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
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Ever have a difficult conversation about climate? Pretty much everyone has. Knowing all the facts and figures only goes so far when talking to some...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
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If corporations can be legal persons, why can’t Mother Earth? In 2017, New Zealand granted the Whanganui River the full legal rights of a person....

  • Added: May 26, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
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Mapping has emerged as a powerful tool for helping humans combat climate disruption. Technology for measuring the totality of global carbon emissio...

  • Added: May 20, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
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What motivates the activists? Grassroots activism can take many forms, from protests to letter-writing to citizen science to community organizing. ...

  • Added: May 13, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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How do our identities and values shape the way we listen to others’ climate experience? Author Nathaniel Rich and journalist Meera Subramanian cove...

  • Added: May 06, 2021
  • Length: 58:57
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In the US, we’ve become accustomed to climate -- like nearly everything else -- being politicized. Even when potential solutions might benefit ever...

  • Added: Apr 28, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
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The impacts of climate change may come fast or slow. A wildfire amplified by drought may rip through a town in a matter of hours, or rising seas ma...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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For many of us, the story of the American wilderness begins when Europeans arrived on these shores and began conquering it. The wide open spaces of...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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The COVID-19 shutdown has hit women and minorities hardest: four times as many women as men dropped out of the workforce in September 2020, with La...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
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As the spring of 2021 arrives, it would be hard to design a more challenging — or more promising — moment for implementing climate solutions. Ameri...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2021
  • Length: 59:00