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Past articles by Michael:

Kamala Harris is right to propose a managed decline of fossil fuel production

If Joe Biden is serious about tackling climate change, he should adopt his running mate's plan to negotiate an international deal to leave oil in the ground → Read More

Why climate advocates should welcome the historic Opec++ deal

Oil producers are cooperating to face the coronavirus crisis; they can and should cooperate on a responsible transition to cleaner energy → Read More

Alberta's oil production cut shows the Keystone XL protest worked

Widely dismissed as a symbolic victory in 2015, the blocking of a major pipeline project has forced Canada's oil patch to limit its output, vindicating activists → Read More

The Radical Paris Agreement

The much-maligned Paris climate deal has the potential to transform capitalism — if we know how to use it. → Read More

The Radical Paris Agreement

The much-maligned Paris climate deal has the potential to transform capitalism — if we know how to use it. → Read More

What New Zealand Owes The Western Sahara

Mark Wynne is the CEO of Balance Agri-Nutrients, a New Zealand fertilizer company that imports hundreds of thousands of tonnes of phosphate every year fr... → Read More

The Senate Story That Everyone is Missing

While everyone is focused on Neil Gorsuch, the Trump Administration may be about to deliver the coup de grace to the executive branch’s slow evisceration... → Read More

Michael Dobson

Michael Dobson is a graduate student in global politics at the New School for Social Research. He has worked previously as a corporate litigator and as a legal adviser on climate change at Independent Diplomat. Follow @michaeldobsonNZ → Read More

America Needs to Send John Kerry to COP22 With One Simple Message: We're In. And We're Staying In.

Alright friends. These are the facts, as best I can discern them: Donald Trump campaigned on a platform of scrapping the Clean Power Plan and pulli... → Read More

Ken Bone shall pass. His question will endure.

Soon after the final US Presidential debate concluded last week, the verdict from the climate world was in, and it was Not Good. Both commentators... → Read More

What top US writers get wrong about climate politics

David Roberts and Bill McKibben are two of the most influential writers about climate change, but they miss a trick by ignoring vulnerable countries, writes Michael Dobson → Read More

How Donald Trump is delaying the Paris climate deal dividend

The world faces two very different energy futures, and we won’t know for sure which one we are in until November 9 → Read More

The 4 Issues That Can Make or Break the Paris Climate Agreement

Governments from around the world are gathering in Paris to discuss what is arguably the most consequential international agreement ever. Here's a guide to some of the draft climate agreement's most important -- and most contentious -- issues. → Read More