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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

Nov 18 2017

Governments keep global climate deal on track despite U.S. pullout

BONN, Germany Almost 200 nations kept a 2015 global agreement to tackle climate change on track on Saturday after marathon talks overshadowed by U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to pull out. | Video

Nov 17 2017

Nations keep global climate deal on track despite U.S. pullout

BONN, Germany Nearly 200 nations made progress towards keeping a landmark 2015 global deal to tackle climate change on track at United Nations talks ending on Friday despite a U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw.

Nov 17 2017

China fills part of U.S. void on climate without dominating talks

BONN, Germany China has filled some of the void on climate change leadership left by U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to quit the 2015 Paris climate pact by curbing its own greenhouse emissions and it has done so without seeking to dominate the talks, delegates said.

Nov 17 2017

Nations keep global climate deal on track despite U.S. pullout

BONN, Germany, Nov 17 Nearly 200 nations made progress towards keeping a landmark 2015 global deal to tackle climate change on track at United Nations talks ending on Friday despite a U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw.

Nov 15 2017

Exclusive: Britain, Canada ally to boost support for global coal phase-out

BONN, Germany Britain and Canada will urge nations at U.N. climate talks on Thursday to join them in a global alliance to phase out coal, a letter seen by Reuters shows, defying U.S. lobbying in favor of the fossil fuel at the same event.

Nov 15 2017

Put price on carbon, stop bad bets on fossil fuels - U.N.'s Guterres

BONN, Germany Governments should put a price on carbon emissions to help combat global warming and stop making bad bets on fossil fuels, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday at talks on a climate pact weakened by a U.S. pullout.

Nov 13 2017

Protesters disrupt U.S. pro-coal event at U.N. climate talks

BONN, Germany Protesters disrupted a pro-coal presentation by U.S. President Donald Trump's administration at climate change talks in Germany on Monday where almost 200 nations are trying to shift the world economy off fossil fuels.

Nov 13 2017

World carbon emissions on the rise again - study

BONN, Germany World carbon emissions are set to rise 2 percent this year to a new record, scientists said on Monday, dashing hopes that global emissions had already peaked.

Nov 05 2017

China may grasp climate leadership at U.N. talks with Trump pulling out

BONN, Germany China has a chance to assert leadership of a global plan to combat global warming this week at the first U.N. climate talks since U.S. President Donald Trump decided to quit the 195-nation Paris Agreement, delegates say.

Nov 02 2017

Tropical islands to team up with rich cities on climate change

OSLO Cities in tropical island states led by Fiji plan to team up with cities from New York to Malmo in Sweden to tackle rising sea levels and other threats linked to climate change, according to a draft plan seen by Reuters.

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