Articles by Keith Schneider

Keith Schneider is an international correspondent specializing in global trends related to water, energy, and food. Based in northern Michigan, he is a two-time George Polk Award winner, a former New York Times national correspondent, and has reported from six continents. Read his blog at and reach him on Twitter @modeshift.

Philippines bans new open-pit metal mines

QUEZON CITY, Philippines -- Prompted by powerful evidence of massive injury to communities and water supplies, and findings of rampant violations of environmental law, the Philippines has banned new open-pit…