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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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The jury is out on whether our legal system is equipped to deal with climate change. While some parts of the country are inundated by floods, other...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2019
  • Length: 58:56
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From the Amazon to the Congo to California, our planet’s forests are being decimated. And along with them, the stability of our climate. Why? Becau...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
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Is clinging to habits and cravings destroying our future? An outspoken critic of factory farming and animal-centric diets, Jonathan Safran Foer wri...

  • Added: Oct 03, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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Nearly half of all Americans are dealing with a new mental stressor: climate anxiety. Whether we get it from the news, the trauma of a natural disa...

  • Added: Sep 20, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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Climate change is upending Miami’s real estate markets, turning one of its poorest neighborhoods into some of the most desirable real estate around...

  • Added: Sep 21, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
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Can we beat the traffic by taking to the skies? Sailing over freeways in a flying car, getting to work in minutes instead of hours, has long been t...

  • Added: Sep 11, 2019
  • Length: 58:56
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Americans spend $56 billion attending sporting events each year — but at what cost to the climate? From stadiums packed with energetic fans to food...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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Carbon offsets have been called everything from a band-aid solution to “the best thing a consumer can do right now.” A new service even offers cust...

  • Added: Aug 28, 2019
  • Length: 59:00
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Businessman and activist Tom Steyer doesn’t just want to impeach President Trump, he wants to replace him. Steyer insists that America’s shortcomin...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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Nearly 25 percent of America’s electricity now comes from renewables, surpassing coal for the first time. Ten states, and Puerto Rico and Washingto...

  • Added: Aug 14, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
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In his new book The Dreamt Land: Chasing Water and Dust Across California, author Mark Arax reveals the tumultuous history behind the myth of abund...

  • Added: Aug 07, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
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Today’s solutions for addressing climate change are doable, but daunting: decrease global meat consumption, improve family planning, shut down coal...

  • Added: Aug 01, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
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With the Green New Deal, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's vision challenges her own party to go further, faster on climate action than ever before. ...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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How do we go about feeding a planet that’s hotter, drier, and more crowded than ever? From a remote-controlled organic farm in Shanghai to famine-s...

  • Added: Jul 11, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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The new climate reality means that even those living on a hill will be affected by flooding in the valley, and those living in the North will be af...

  • Added: Jul 02, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
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According to David Wallace-Wells, we’re cooked – literally. In his new book The Uninhabitable Earth, Wallace-Wells explores how climate change will...

  • Added: Jun 25, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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Produce, consume, discard; we all know the routine. Raw materials are extracted, produced into goods, and used -- sometimes only once -- before tur...

  • Added: Jun 20, 2019
  • Length: 58:55
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Presidential hopeful Jay Inslee is the only candidate who has made stopping climate change his top priority. The Washington state Governor is a not...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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We’ve all heard that hopping on a plane is one of the worst things we can do for the climate. So how do we justify the environmental costs of world...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2019
  • Length: 58:58
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Four years ago, 21 student plaintiffs sued the U.S. government for violating their constitutional rights to life, liberty, and property by failing ...

  • Added: May 30, 2019
  • Length: 58:59