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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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23 Apr 2018

California risks severe 'whiplash' from drought to flood - scientists

OSLO California will suffer more volatile weather this century with a "whiplash" from drought to rain and mounting risks a repeat of the devastating "Great Flood" of 1862, scientists said on Monday.

20 Apr 2018

Cow may be biggest mammal if humans keep up extinctions: study

OSLO The spread of humans around the world from Africa thousands of years ago wiped out big mammals in a shrinking trend that could make the cow the biggest mammal on Earth in a few centuries' time, a scientific study said on Thursday.

18 Apr 2018

Norwegian plastics recycler Tomra seeks to expand in China

ASKER, Norway Norway's Tomra, the world's top maker of machines that collect plastic bottles and repay a deposit, is seeking to expand in China as governments worldwide work to limit waste, Chief Executive Stefan Ranstrand said on Wednesday.

05 Apr 2018

Solar power eclipsed fossil fuels in new 2017 generating capacity: U.N.

LONDON/OSLO Chinese solar power led a record 157 gigawatts (GW) of new renewable energy capacity added worldwide last year, more than double the amount of new generation capacity from fossil fuels, a U.N.-backed report showed on Thursday.

04 Apr 2018

Developing nations to study ways to dim sunshine, slow warming

OSLO Scientists in developing nations plan to step up research into dimming sunshine to curb climate change, hoping to judge if a man-made chemical sunshade would be less risky than a harmful rise in global temperatures.

04 Apr 2018

Developing nations to study ways to dim sunshine, slow warming

OSLO, April 4 Scientists in developing nations plan to step up research into dimming sunshine to curb climate change, hoping to judge if a man-made chemical sunshade would be less risky than a harmful rise in global temperatures.

24 Mar 2018

Arctic Ocean ice near record low for winter, boost for shipping

OSLO/WASHINGTON Winter sea ice on the Arctic Ocean covered the second smallest area on record this year, part of a thaw that is opening the region to shipping and oil exploration and may be disrupting weather far to the south, scientists said on Friday.

23 Mar 2018

Nature's 'alarming' decline threatens food, water, energy: U.N.

OSLO Human activities are causing an alarming decline in the variety of plant and animal life on Earth and jeopardising food, clean water and energy supplies, a U.N.-backed study of biodiversity said on Friday.

23 Mar 2018

Nature's 'alarming' decline threatens food, water, energy - U.N.

OSLO Human activities are causing an alarming decline in the variety of plant and animal life on Earth and jeopardising food, clean water and energy supplies, a U.N.-backed study of biodiversity said on Friday.

22 Mar 2018

Norway plans to buy electric planes, mimicking green car success

OSLO Norway said on Thursday it wants to buy electric passenger planes in the coming years to help slow climate change, building on its success with big tax breaks that have made it the world leader in electric car sales.

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