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.
As the clock runs down on the Bush administration, political appointees at the Department of Labor are rushing to make it tougher to regulate on-the-job exposure to certain chemicals. Sam Eaton reports.
The Senate is expected to vote on a bill to curb energy market speculation, but Wall Street analysts fear the measure might be too aggressive. Sam Eaton reports from the Marketplace Sustainability Desk.
A Canadian company plans to build a pipeline underground that can pump millions of tons of C02 a year, which would capture and store the carbon dioxide emissions. Sam Eaton reports why it may or may not work.
The U.S. is the world's largest food donor, but because the food needs to come from U.S. suppliers and transport, a great deal of the aid ends up wasted. Sam Eaton reports some are calling for White House reforms.
Organic food producers are feeling the pinch of surging grain prices, and some are predicting an all-out contraction. Sam Eaton hangs out with one dairy farmer who has gone into the red to feed his cows.