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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.

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11 Oct 2017

Poor nations suffer most deaths, economic pain from wild weather

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Fatalities and economic losses from severe weather are rising in many of the world's poorest countries as climate change and a lack of disaster preparedness worsen threats, risk experts said.

11 Oct 2017

Poor nations suffer most deaths, economic pain from wild weather

LONDON, Oct 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Fatalities and economic losses from severe weather are rising in many of the world's poorest countries as climate change and a lack of disaster preparedness worsen threats, risk experts said.

10 Oct 2017

Carbon-sucking technology needed by 2030s, scientists warn

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As efforts to cut planet-warming emissions fall short, large-scale projects to suck carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere will be needed by the 2030s to hold the line against climate change, scientists said on Tuesday.

10 Oct 2017

Carbon-sucking technology needed by 2030s, scientists warn

LONDON, Oct 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As efforts to cut planet-warming emissions fall short, large-scale projects to suck carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere will be needed by the 2030s to hold the line against climate change, scientists said on Tuesday.

19 Sep 2017

Feature: Silent killer: Sweltering planet braces for deadly heat shocks

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Hurricane Harvey blasted ashore in August, drowning south Texas in a year's worth of rain in just a few days, it left behind an estimated $150 billion in damage to sodden homes and inundated factories, and claimed about 60 lives.

11 Sep 2017

As climate threats grow clearer, risk-lowering investment is crucial: bankers

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As worsening mega-storms, floods and droughts claim more lives and cause billions of dollars in damage around the world, recognition of the need to act quickly to curb climate change is growing, banking experts say.

11 Sep 2017

As climate threats grow clearer, risk-lowering investment is crucial - bankers

LONDON, Sept 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As worsening mega-storms, floods and droughts claim more lives and cause billions of dollars in damage around the world, recognition of the need to act quickly to curb climate change is growing, banking experts say.

17 Aug 2017

INTERVIEW-Proposed U.S. aid cuts threaten 'disaster' for world's poor - foundation head

LONDON, Aug 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Aid to help developing countries fight poverty, hunger, disease and climate change is likely to fall 50 to 70 percent under proposed U.S. budget cuts, a "disaster" for the world's poor, the president of The Rockefeller Foundation has warned.

20 Jul 2017

With climate change driving child marriage risks, Bangladesh fights back

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Climate change-driven extreme weather - from flooding and mudslides to blistering heat - is accelerating migration to Bangladesh's cities, raising the risks of problems such as child marriage, according to UNICEF's head of Bangladesh programmes.

29 Jun 2017

Water for goats or cows? Best way to boost resilience isn’t always clear: researchers

OXFORD, England (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In northern rural areas of South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal province, men own the cattle and women the goats and chickens. But men also control use of the water in local dams, so when drought hits it is the cattle that get the water – and the goats and chickens that die.

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