By Duane Chili Yazzie
Shiprock, Navajo Nation
The energy development interest is mired in a mindset that says there is nothing wrong with how they do business. The first impulse is to oppose any suggestions that energy development could be done in a different way. They bristle at the talk of addressing the climate crisis and of renewable energy. The automatic reaction to the Biden Administration's strategy on the climate issue has been to hit the trenches with contingency plans to hunker down for an all-out campaign to defend their domain.