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On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, we’ll have a conversation about the impact of climate change on ocean temperatures. According to a new study published in the journal Advances in Atmospheric Science, the world's oceans hit record temperatures in 2019, with the last decade being the warmest on record.

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Experts and enthusiasts discuss another year of data.

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New York Times San Francisco Bureau Chief Thomas Fuller spent three months reporting on the High Street homelessness encampment in Oakland. What he found were people driven to homelessness by climate catastrophes, expensive medical emergencies, and more. 

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On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, The Intercept's environment reporter Sharon Lerner discusses her investigation exposing how the plastics industry is fighting to keep polluting the world.

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On this week’s media roundtable, we’ll discuss coverage of the UN climate conference in Madrid. The US and several other big polluters blocked a nonbinding measure that would have set tougher targets for cutting greenhouse gas emissions. During the conference, thousands of young activists protested the lack of action by big polluters calling the gathering a PR campaign.

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  On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, we’ll speak Professor Rob Jackson, chair of the Global Carbon Project at Stanford University, about Carbon Budget 2019, which projects that this year, global carbon dioxide emissions from coal, oil and natural gas are set to hit another record high. 

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Access improvements. Structural protection. Managed retreat. Those may sound like military terms — because they are. But they also describe what’s happening at San Francisco’s Ocean Beach right now — in a biennial battle the city is waging with Mother Nature.

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On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, environmental scientist Laura Rogers-Bennett will discuss the alarming decline of underwater kelp forests and the explosion of kelp eating purple sea urchins off of California's coast.

  On this edition of Your Call, Christopher Leonard will discuss his new book, Kochland: The Secret History of Koch Industries and Corporate Power in America

Leonard says if you want to understand how unions were killed, how the income divide widened, how climate change progress stalled, and how corporate America came to have so much influence in the US, you have to understand the story Koch industries, one of the largest private companies in the world. 

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  On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, we are talking with two experts about the progress and challenges of electric vehicles. More people are buying electric vehicles these days. EVs are much more affordable than just a few years ago, with more models on the way, and they can greatly reduce pollution and address climate change. But challenges remain for EV adoption. 


On this edition of Your Call, Christopher Leonard will discuss his new book, Kochland: The Secret History of Koch Industries and Corporate Power in America

 


Millions of young people across the world walked out of class last Friday and took to the streets in what some are calling the largest climate protest in world history.

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On this edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss yesterday's United Nations Climate Action Summit in New York City. 

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On this edition of Your Call's media roundtable, we'll discuss coverage of today's global climate strikes. The turnout so far, from the Pacific Islands to Europe, has been massive. We'll also discuss the Covering Climate Now Project. More than 300 media outlets, including KALW, have been covering the climate crisis all week.

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On this edition of Your Call's One Planet series, we kick off a special week of coverage about the climate crisis with Penn State Atmospheric Science professor Michael Mann.

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On this edition of Your Cal’s One Planet Series, we’ll have a conversation with National Geographic environment writer Craig Welch about the impact of climate change on Arctic permafrost.

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  On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, we’ll discuss the impacts of climate change on California's coast line. Sea-level rise and storms could displace more than half a million people and cost $150 billion by the end of the century.

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  As crazy weather makes headlines globally, Sandip Roy reflects on the monsoons of his past.

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On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, we’ll discuss the alarming increase in the number of sick and dead marine animals washing up on California beaches.

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On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet series, we’ll have a conversation with UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism students about what communities are doing to protect their environment.

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On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet series, we're discussing a new report from The Institute for Agriculture & Trade Policy about the meat and dairy industries.

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Millions of Californians across the state lack access to clean drinking water. If this sounds familiar or unsurprising, it’s because the problem and possible solutions have been in the headlines for years. 

One Planet: Mass extinction and climate change

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  On this edition of next Your Call’s One Planet Series, we’ll discuss the recent UN report warning that over one million plant and animal species are at risk of extinction over the next few decades.

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Sandip Roy compares our current heat wave to a typical “Indian Summer.”

 

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On the next Your Call, we’ll ask how California should rebuild, and who should be held accountable, after devastating wildfires.

 

One Planet: Who controls our seeds?

May 13, 2019

  On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, we’ll have a conversation with investigative journalist Mark Schapiro about his new book, Seeds of Resistance: The Fight to Save Our Food Supply. More than half of all commercially-traded seeds have fallen under the control of just three multinational agrochemical companies.

 


 

On this edition of Your Call’s media roundtable, we'll discuss coverage of climate change. According to Media Matters, last year, national broadcast networks spent a combined total of just 142 minutes on climate change.


  On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, we’ll celebrate the 49th anniversary of Earth Day by discussing the future of penguins in the Antarctic.

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  On this edition of Your Call’s media roundtable, we’ll discuss the rapidly unfolding situation in Sudan. After months of protests, Sudan’s military stepped in and removed President Omar al-Bashir. Activists call the military takeover a coup that aims to reproduce the same faces that protesters revolted against. What’s next for Sudan?

  On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, veteran environmental journalist Jim Robbins joins us to talk about his in-depth series headlined, “The West’s Great River Hits Its Limits: Will the Colorado Run Dry?”

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