Sam Eaton is an independent radio and television journalist. His reporting on complex environmental issues from climate change to population growth has taken him all over the United States and the world.
A U.N.-sponsored is working to reduce the swelling carbon footprint of the shipping industry. Global shipping produces more greenhouse gas emissions than all of Germany, but carbon emissions have gone unregulated. Sam Eaton reports.
The South American country is seeking $3 billion in carbon credits in exchange for leaving some of its Amazon oil reserves untapped. Sam Eaton reports.
National Census data shows that the trend of cities losing residents to outlying suburbs is reversing, and it may be due in part to the economy. Sam Eaton reports.
Despite working into the night, California lawmakers failed to balance the state budget, which means IOU's may be issued in lieu of payments for the first time in nearly two decades. Sam Eaton reports.