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.
The latest proposal to wean the US off Middle Eastern oil is called 25 by 25. It calls for us to get a quarter of our energy from renewable sources by 2025. But getting it through Congress is another matter. Sam Eaton reports.
A report out today looks at the potential for fuels such as ethanol to go global — and World Bank's potential interest in funding biofuel projects in developing countries is fueling the buzz. Sam Eaton reports.
Albert Jefferson Jr. and Henry McCloskey returned to New Orleans to rebuild their businesses and their lives. So which candidate in tomorrow's election do they think can rebuild the city? Sam Eaton reports.
Ahead of this weekend's mayoral election in New Orleans, Sam Eaton looks at the politics — and whether a victory by either candidate will matter much to the pace of reconstruction in the Crescent City.
Reactor No. 4 at the Chernobyl power station in Ukraine blew up 20 years ago today. The health effects here weren't large, but the disaster put the US nuclear power industry into a deep freeze. Now there's real talk of a resurgence. Sam Eaton looks at what's changed.
California's governor and legislature have agreed that the best way to curb greenhouse gas emissions is through a government-regulated cap and trade scheme. Sam Eaton reports on how businesses are lining up for the debate.