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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Apr 25 2017

Arctic thaw quickening threatens trillion-dollar costs: report

(The online version of the April 24 story is refiled to fix byline, and typo in 12th paragraph)

Apr 25 2017

Oslo, London, Amsterdam lead push for greener transport: study

OSLO/FRANKFURT Oslo, London and Amsterdam are leading a shift by major cities to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions from transport, helped by new technologies that will help to curb climate change and reduce air pollution, a study showed on Tuesday.

Apr 20 2017

Atlantic salmon farms shift to open seas, trying to shake off lice

OSLO Atlantic salmon farming companies are designing huge pens to raise fish in the open seas in a radical shift from calm coastal waters where marine lice have slowed growth of the billion-dollar industry.

Apr 19 2017

Arctic seas called 'dead end' for plastic floating from U.S., Europe

OSLO The Arctic is a dead end for floating plastic waste dumped in the Atlantic Ocean off Europe and the United States and swept north by ocean currents to a polar graveyard, scientists said on Wednesday.

Apr 10 2017

Norway court extends Russian teen's detention in 'bomb' inquiry

OSLO An Oslo court ruled on Monday that Norwegian police could continue to detain a Russian teenager while they investigate suspicions that he was plotting an attack with a primitive explosive device.

Apr 10 2017

Norway court mulls whether to hold Russian teen for "bomb" inquiry

OSLO An Oslo court heard arguments on Monday on whether to let Norwegian police keep detaining a Russian teenager as they investigate suspicions that he was plotting an attack with a "bomb-like device".

Mar 31 2017

'Worldwide momentum' on climate change despite Trump - UN official

OSLO Governments have created "worldwide momentum" to slow climate change despite threats by U.S. President Donald Trump to pull out of the 2015 Paris Agreement to slash greenhouse gas emissions, the U.N.'s climate chief said on Friday.

Mar 29 2017

China, EU reaffirm climate pledges after Trump backs away

BEIJING/OSLO Nations led by China and the European Union rallied around a global plan to slow climate change on Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump began undoing Obama-era plans for deep cuts in U.S. greenhouse gas emissions.

Mar 29 2017

Thinning Arctic sea ice lets in light, prompts algae bloom-study

OSLO Climate change is stirring life in the Arctic Ocean as thinning sea ice lets in more sunlight, allowing microscopic algae to bloom in the inhospitable region around the North Pole, scientists said on Wednesday.

Mar 29 2017

China, EU reaffirm climate pledges after Trump backs away

BEIJING/OSLO Nations led by China and the European Union rallied around a global plan to slow climate change on Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump began undoing Obama-era plans for deep cuts in U.S. greenhouse gas emissions.

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