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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.

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Features by Sam Eaton

<a href=http://marketplace.publicradio.org/features/frozenassets/frozenassets_eaton_infrastructure1.html>Infrastructure nightmare</a>

Alaska's network of roads, runways and bridges are proving that man's infrastructure is no match for a warming climate. And scientists say the worst is yet to come. Sam Eaton reports.

Biofuel supporters better step on it

Illinois wants half the motor fuel used in the state to be supplied by homegrown, alternative sources by 2017. But right now flex fuel vehicles and biofuel stations are few and far between, Sam Eaton reports.

Getting business to embrace renewable energy

Gas prices are up, gas prices are down &mdash; but where does that leave alternative energy technology? As Sam Eaton reports, a lot would have to change to make alternative fuels economically viable.

OPEC keeps oil markets guessing

Conflicting reports over whether the oil cartel would cut production had speculators speculating. The confusion sent prices back above and then back below the $60-a-barrel mark. Sam Eaton reports.
Posted In: Canada

A Ford alliance with Renault-Nissan?

Now that GM and Renault-Nissan have parted ways, is Ford the next contestant in the auto alliance dating game? Sam Eaton reports.
Posted In: Canada

Steel glut seems imminent

U.S. steel makers say growing Chinese exports of cheap steel raise questions about the future of the American industry. Sam Eaton reports.

GM board at crossroads

Directors of the world's largest automaker meet today as rival factions within the company put forth competing plans for GM's turnaround. Sam Eaton reports.

Businesses watch new Supreme Court session

A large number of the cases on the Supreme Court's 2006-07 docket have deep implications for businesses. And that has many gearing up for a fight. Sam Eaton reports.
Posted In: Washington

Can CITGO survive Hugo Chavez?

7-Eleven is ending a 20-year deal with Venezuelan-owned CITGO following last week's fiery anti-Bush remarks by Hugo Chavez. Sound like the beginnings of a boycott? Not so fast, Sam Eaton reports.
Posted In: Canada

Branson invests in global warming fight

British business mogul Richard Branson today pledged $3 billion to combat global warming over the next decade: 100% of the profits from Virgin's transportation and airline sectors. But there might be motive besides saving the planet, Sam Eaton reports.

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