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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.

Life And Breath In The Age Of Air Pollution

Sep 16, 2019
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On this edition of Your Call, we continue our weeklong series on the climate crisis with Beth Gardiner, author of Choked: Life and Breath in the Age of Air Pollution.

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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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Amitav Ghosh’s newest novel Gun Island is a story about both two of his great themes - migration and climate.

Philosophy Talk: Changing Minds on Climate Change

Sep 10, 2019

What could we possibly still say to people who don't believe the climate is changing?


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On this edition of Your Call’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

Jun 16, 2019
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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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This special episode features a live conversation with activist, writer and feminist organizer, Gloria Steinem and Oakland-based artist and activist Favianna Rodriguez. 

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On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, we’ll be joined by Dave Abel, an award-winning Boston Globe environmental journalist and the director of “Lobster War: The Fight Over the World’s Richest Grounds.”

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On March 15, thousands of youth climate activists on six continents will skip school and take to the streets to join the global "Youth Climate Strike." Students will raise awareness about the severity of climate crisis and demand lawmakers take action. 

On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet series, we bring back our conversation with journalist Todd Miller about his new book, Storming the Wall: Climate Change, Migration, and Homeland Security.


On this edition of Your Call's Planet, we'll have a conversation about the enviromental impacts of biofuels. According to the Union of Concerned Scientists, in total, the US transportation sector produces nearly thirty percent of all US global warming emissions, more than almost any other sector.

 

Philosophy Talk: What Do We Owe Future Generations?

Feb 8, 2019

Is it possible to have obligations to people who don't yet exist?



On this edition of Your Call's One Planet series, we’ll have a conversation about the Trump administration's energy policy.

 

 


 

On this edition of Your Call, we’ll talk about a war reporter’s journalistic tribute to a dying planet.

One Planet: How can we save monarch butterflies?

Jan 27, 2019

 


 

On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, we’ll discuss the alarming decline in the number of monarch butterflies in California. According to a recent report by the Xerces Society, the number of monarch butterflies overwintering in California has declined by more than 85 percent from 2017.

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