Entries by Keith Schneider

Circle of Blue’s Brett Walton Honored By Society of Environmental Journalists

Keith SchneiderCircle of Blue’s senior editor and chief correspondent based in Traverse City, Michigan. He has reported on the contest for energy, food, and water in the era of climate change from six continents. Contact Keith Schneider http:/Circleofblue.org/about/staff/Keith

Circle of Blue’s senior editor and chief correspondent based in Traverse City, Michigan. He has reported on the contest for energy, food, and water in the era of climate change from six continents. Contact
Keith Schneider

Gina Lopez, a “Crusader,” Sets Philippines Water, Mining Safety on Unexpected New Course

New environment secretary vows to enforce rule of law. By Keith Schneider, Circle of Blue Before Regina Lopez agreed in June to serve as the secretary of the Philippines Department of Environment and Natural Resources, her standing as one of the Pacific island nation’s determined environmental activists was unchallenged. As the top executive of the […]

Circle of Blue’s senior editor and chief correspondent based in Traverse City, Michigan. He has reported on the contest for energy, food, and water in the era of climate change from six continents. Contact
Keith Schneider

Big Banks Finance Water-Damaging, Climate-Warming Energy Projects

Despite commitment to reduce national emissions, development banks spend $US billions on coal-fired power plants.

Circle of Blue’s senior editor and chief correspondent based in Traverse City, Michigan. He has reported on the contest for energy, food, and water in the era of climate change from six continents. Contact
Keith Schneider

Drought A Factor in Duke Energy South America Electric Sale

Low water, less hydropower revenue prompt U.S. utility to seek a buyer of Latin America power plants.

Circle of Blue’s senior editor and chief correspondent based in Traverse City, Michigan. He has reported on the contest for energy, food, and water in the era of climate change from six continents. Contact
Keith Schneider

Venezuela Drought Aggravates Instability

Shortages of power, food, supplies wrack country. By Keith Schneider, Circle of Blue Though June is generally the start of the rainy season in Venezuela, much of the country remains drier than normal, a moisture deficit that affects the country’s capacity to generate electricity and is aggravating a severe economic recession that is prompting looting, […]

Circle of Blue’s senior editor and chief correspondent based in Traverse City, Michigan. He has reported on the contest for energy, food, and water in the era of climate change from six continents. Contact
Keith Schneider

India’s Severe Drought Causing Havoc

Water scarcity forces millions of people off of farms and into teeming cities. By Keith Schneider, Circle of Blue On Monday, as it’s been for weeks now, hundreds of farmers from mountainous Bundelkhand, a drought-ravaged region of north central India, climbed down from the Mahakaushal Express and headed for the highway underpasses near Delhi’s Nizamuddin […]

Circle of Blue’s senior editor and chief correspondent based in Traverse City, Michigan. He has reported on the contest for energy, food, and water in the era of climate change from six continents. Contact
Keith Schneider

President Obama’s Flint Visit is Critique of “Culture of Neglect” That Damages Nation’s Water

Escalating risks drive water quality and supply to top of public agenda. By Keith Schneider, Circle of Blue FLINT, MI — Before Barack Obama spent Wednesday afternoon in this tormented post-industrial Michigan city, the last president that visited Flint was Gerald Ford. That was in 1974, just a few months after Richard Nixon resigned the […]

Circle of Blue’s senior editor and chief correspondent based in Traverse City, Michigan. He has reported on the contest for energy, food, and water in the era of climate change from six continents. Contact
Keith Schneider