ABOUT THE SHOW…
We’re changing the conversation about energy, the economy, and the environment. Climate One at The Commonwealth Club offers a forum for candid discussion among climate scientists, policymakers, activists, and concerned citizens. Our live events are recorded and distributed to a global audience. By gathering inspiring, credible, and compelling information, we provide an essential resource to change-makers looking to make a difference. We invite you to attend, explore, and add your voice to the conversation.
Host and Founder
Greg founded Climate One at The Commonwealth Club in 2007 after traveling to the Russian Arctic on a global warming symposium with climate scientists and journalists. Today Climate One produces a weekly radio show broadcast on public stations in Marin, Monterey and Sonoma counties.Greg also hosts a monthly TV show broadcast on KRCB TV 22 on Comcast and DirecTV and a monthly Climate One radio show aired on stations around the country.Climate One is the only regular talk show that engages high level leaders from business, policy, advocacy and academic circles in a conversation about building a sustainable economy and stabilizing the Earth’s climate. Past guests include US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, US Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar, US EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, IPCC Chair Rajendra Pachauri, Google CEO Eric Schmidt, Chevron CEO Dave O’Reilly, GM Chairman Dan Akerson, Duke Energy CEO Jim Rogers, Ford Motor Co. Chairman Bill Ford, Sierra Club Executive Director Michael Brune, and many other leaders.Greg previously was a journalist for 12 years covering news in Beijing, Vancouver, New York and San Francisco for the Associated Press, South China Morning Post, McNeil-Lehrer News Hour, and Industry Standard magazine. He holds a master’s degree in international affairs from Columbia University and a bachelor’s in politics from Occidental College. Greg speaks rusty Mandarin and kitchen Cantonese.
At Climate One live events, Greg facilitates provocative discussions between climate leaders of differing—sometimes opposing—viewpoints. An open microphone allows audience members to ask questions and add new perspectives. Post-discussion social mixers foster long-term connections between attendees.Our conversations reach an audience urgently concerned about climate disruption through an international ecosystem of radio shows, podcasts, and video clips. Armed with credible information from multiple perspectives, these engaged change-makers can create viable, long-term solutions to climate volatility and its consequences.