thumbnail image008Environmental groups like NRDC Action Fund, 350.org, and Greenpeace helped move climate onto the presidential agenda last year, pushing Joe Biden and other Democrats’ stance on bold action. Now organizers and advocates are backing recovery plans that bolster clean energy jobs, help strengthen communities, and dismantle systems that exploit people and the planet. “We’re not calling for a referendum on business as usual,” says Tamara Toles O'Laughlin, North America Director of 350.org, “we’re calling for the end of business as usual.” Can activism finally bring America’s political ambitions in line with climate science?

Featured Guests:
Annie Leonard - Executive Director, Greenpeace USA
Gina McCarthy - President & CEO, NRDC Action Fund
Tamara Toles O'Laughlin - North America Director, 350.org

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Climate One

May 07, 2021

Climate Stories We Tell Ourselves on Climate One – Sunday at 8am  

How do our identities and values shape the way we listen to others’ climate experiences? Author Nathaniel Rich and journalist Meera Subramanian cover the hopes, fears, and middle-of-the-night concerns affecting the people living closest to climate change. In Georgia, farmers were convinced that…
April 23, 2021

Living With Climate Disruption on Climate One – Sunday at 8am  

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 may take years to destroy a neighborhood. Health impacts may show up in months, or take the form of devastating cancer rates that rise over a decade.…
April 02, 2021

Entrepreneurs Creating an Inclusive Economy on Climate One – Sunday at 8am

As the spring of 2021 arrives, it would be hard to design a more challenging — or more promising — moment for implementing climate solutions. Americans are reeling from an economic shutdown that’s pushed many out of the workforce, and widened the gap between the wealthy and the poor. In this brave…
March 26, 2021

Weird Winters on Climate One – Sunday at 8am

Warmer, shorter winters may sound like an impact of climate change that would inspire more joy than despair. But rising temperatures and decreasing snowpack won’t just transform water supplies and species ranges. It will also disrupt a multi-billion dollar winter sport industry, including the jobs…

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