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.
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.
Oil hit another record price today - trading above $72 a barrel for the first time. Despite predictions that rising energy costs would send the economy into a tailspin, wholesale inflation numbers out today say otherwise. Sam Eaton reports.
Former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling returns to the witness stand today. This time the prosecution will be asking the questions. As Sam Eaton reports, government attorneys are planning to use Skilling's own words against him.
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.
Environmental groups have recently come under fierce criticism from within over their failure to engage Americans on global warming. One solution? Outsource the job to advertising firms. Sam Eaton reports.