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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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176 Pieces

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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
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Warmer, shorter winters may sound like an impact of climate change that would inspire more joy than despair. But rising temperatures and decreasing...

  • Added: Mar 25, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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While IPCC risk assessments and emission projections can help us understand climate change, they don’t exactly inspire the imagination or provoke a...

  • Added: Mar 17, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
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True to his campaign promise, President Biden dove right into the climate crisis on Day One, signing a stack of executive orders that signaled his ...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
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Just two months into 2021, deadly winter temperatures left millions of Texans without water and power. Meanwhile, California is preparing for anoth...

  • Added: Mar 05, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
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“The long-term energy future of America is not going to be written in fossil fuels,” declared John Kerry last April. President Biden recently appo...

  • Added: Feb 25, 2021
  • Length: 58:58
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In the past decade, narratives of a dystopian climate future have helped connect people with heroes in worlds decimated by climate disruption and i...

  • Added: Feb 18, 2021
  • Length: 58:58
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Experts have warned us that COVID-19 is just one example of climate change-related diseases on the rise. And while climate disruption, environmenta...

  • Added: Feb 11, 2021
  • Length: 58:57
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With a new pro-science, pro-climate action administration in the White House, there are more pathways — and far greater political will — than ever ...

  • Added: Feb 04, 2021
  • Length: 58:58
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A decade ago, a nationwide survey showed that only around twelve percent of Americans were seriously concerned about climate change. Today, public ...

  • Added: Jan 28, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
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Hopes and expectations are high for President Biden’s first weeks in office. His recovery plans promise to take on COVID-19, a battered economy, an...

  • Added: Jan 21, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
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Incoming President Biden faces an unimaginable set of challenges, including the COVID-19 pandemic, a gutted economy and a nation reeling from the r...

  • Added: Jan 14, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
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Questioning science, funding vocal climate denial groups, and encouraging the focus on personal carbon footprints are corporate America’s preferred...

  • Added: Jan 07, 2021
  • Length: 58:59
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Twenty years ago, Julia Roberts won an Oscar for her portrayal of maverick environmental activist Erin Brockovich in the film of the same name. The...

  • Added: Dec 31, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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Maintaining a consumption-driven economy while keeping emissions down seems more and more like a pipe dream -- is it time to re-think capitalism al...

  • Added: Dec 23, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
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President-elect Joe Biden says he will infuse climate change into every corner of his agenda. That’s becoming evident looking at his emerging team....

  • Added: Dec 17, 2020
  • Length: 58:58