That's the only smart way to take Republicans' new-found willingness to bargain on climate.
Predatory delay is the blocking or slowing of needed change, in order to continue to unjustly profit off unsustainable systems.
It's the core of American climate politics today.
This is true whether we're talking oil investors, coal miners, feedlot ranchers, or developers building in flood plains.
The strategies the Carbon Lobby employs now are not invincible. Indeed, they only work as long as we agree to play by their rules.
All we need is to embrace new strategies of our own.
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