Proposed Oil Pipeline from Canada, Diane Rehm Show

Tuesday, Oct 18 2011 • 10 a.m. (ET)

Pros and cons of a proposed pipeline to bring crude oil from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico. Understanding the stakes for the environment, the U.S. economy and the White House. 


  • Juliet Eilperin Environmental reporter, The Washington Post, and author of ” Demon Fish: Travels Through the Hidden World of Sharks.”
  • James Hansen Climate scientist; director, NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies
  • Matthew Koch Vice president for Oil Sands and Arctic Issues at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for 21st Century Energy
  • P.J. Crowley Former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs; retired Air Force colonel; the General Omar N. Bradley Chair in Strategic Leadership at the Army War College, Dickinson College and the Penn State Dickinson School of Law; and a fellow at The George Washington University.