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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 06 2017

With wonky vegetables and beer, social enterprises keep food out of landfills

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - On Thursday nights, while London sleeps, big cardboard boxes appear in frontyards and behind bins.

Oct 31 2017

Can religions help in the fight against climate change?

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In Sikh temples the world over, community kitchens offer free meals to anyone regardless of color, creed or caste.

Oct 24 2017

Invest in forests and indigenous people to fight climate change: experts

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Efforts to protect carbon-absorbing forests, which could have a massive impact on reducing global warming, only attract a tiny fraction of the billions of dollars spent on cutting emissions, experts said on Tuesday as they called for greater investment.

Oct 19 2017

India tops global pollution deaths of 9 million a year: study

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Pollution caused nine million deaths in 2015 - three times more than AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined - scientists said on Thursday, calling for governments in poor countries to act.

Oct 09 2017

Armenians urged to value their women as abortions of girls skew population

GAVAR, Armenia (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Karina Aghalaryan discovered she was going to be the mother of a baby girl, the 35-year-old Armenian was ecstatic.

Oct 06 2017

War or peace? Neither reigns in limbo land of Nagorno-Karabakh

TALISH, Azerbaijan (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Conflict can be long, slow and boring. Especially for the civilians stuck in its midst, living a half life that is neither full war nor genuine peace.

Oct 02 2017

Transgender Armenians stitch and sew their way out of prejudice

YEREVAN (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When she was 14, Lilit Martirosyan decided she wanted to start earning money for herself. But finding a normal job was complicated - employers didn't like the way she looked.

Sep 26 2017

Powering homes, saving water: could evaporation be the next renewable energy?

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Wind and solar power are growing as sustainable alternatives to fossil fuels, but storing renewable energy through the night, when the sun isn't shining, or when no wind is rotating the turbines, remains a hurdle.

Sep 18 2017

With detailed mapping, climate and development not mutually exclusive

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - With a little help from the latest technology, and armed with a small plane he flies over the world's biggest forests and reefs, ecologist Greg Asner believes protecting the planet and fostering economic development do not have to be mutually exclusive.

Sep 14 2017

Is your chocolate bar fuelling deforestation in West Africa?

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Your afternoon chocolate bar may be fuelling climate change, destroying protected forests and threatening elephants, chimpanzees and hippos in West Africa, research suggests.


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