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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

06 Oct 2017

Buffeted but not sunk: Paris resilience plan tackles inequity and climate change

BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Paris plans to turn its school playgrounds into public "oases" offering cool, green spaces for children and parents alike as climate change ratchets up extreme heat and rainfall, just one of 35 actions in a new urban plan for the French capital.

06 Oct 2017

Buffeted but not sunk: Paris resilience plan tackles inequity and climate change

BARCELONA, Oct 6 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Paris plans to turn its school playgrounds into public "oases" offering cool, green spaces for children and parents alike as climate change ratchets up extreme heat and rainfall, just one of 35 actions in a new urban plan for the French capital.

30 Sep 2017

U.S. is a 'danger to the world', warns top economist

BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A global push to end poverty and hunger, and combat climate change by 2030 is at risk from American "militarism", powerful business interests and the actions of President Donald Trump, said leading U.S. economist and U.N. special adviser Jeffrey Sachs.

29 Sep 2017

INTERVIEW-U.S. is a "danger to the world", warns top economist

BARCELONA, Sept 29 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A global push to end poverty and hunger, and combat climate change by 2030 is at risk from American "militarism", powerful business interests and the actions of President Donald Trump, said leading U.S. economist and U.N. special adviser Jeffrey Sachs.

23 Sep 2017

Factbox: Six ways to stay cool without air conditioning

BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As heat becomes more extreme on a warming planet, millions more people are switching on air conditioners. But is machine-cooled air the best solution to rising temperatures?

23 Sep 2017

FACTBOX-Six ways to stay cool without air conditioning

BARCELONA, Sept 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As heat becomes more extreme on a warming planet, millions more people are switching on air conditioners. But is machine-cooled air the best solution to rising temperatures?

18 Sep 2017

Clean cooking push suffers from 'shocking' lack of funding

BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Funding to boost the numbers of people with access to electric power and clean cooking is too low to meet the global goal for everyone to have modern, reliable and affordable energy by 2030, international organizations said on Monday.

18 Sep 2017

Clean cooking push suffers from "shocking" lack of funding

BARCELONA, Sept 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Funding to boost the numbers of people with access to electric power and clean cooking is too low to meet the global goal for everyone to have modern, reliable and affordable energy by 2030, international organisations said on Monday.

06 Sep 2017

Scientists jam with musicians, artists to stir public passion for nature

STOCKHOLM (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Norwegian artist Tone Bjordam was moved to tears when she heard an eminent Swedish scientist explain the relationships between nature, society and the economy at a 2013 workshop in Uruguay.

24 Aug 2017

Thirsty world must wake up to looming water crisis, expert says

STOCKHOLM (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The world needs to use water more efficiently rather than exhausting invisible underground supplies and blindly exporting "virtual water" to avert a global crisis that would undermine food and energy systems, a leading expert warned.

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