The future of Arctic oil drilling

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President Obama signed an executive order on Friday that would protect parts of the American Arctic from oil drilling. But President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for Secretary of State has a different opinion about drilling in the Arctic. Rex Tillerson has been CEO of oil and gas giant ExxonMobil since 2006. In 2011, he brokered a major deal with Russia to drill for oil in the Arctic. That deal has been on hold since 2014 due to US sanctions against Russia.

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Guest:
Charles Ebinger - Brookings Institution

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Sarah Sweeney, Anna Scott, Jolie Myers, Christian Bordal, Amy Ta, Michell Eloy