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Environment Correspondent Alister Doyle

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

11 May 2018

Plastics mines? Europe struggles as pollution piles up

OSLO Europe has sent just over half the plastic waste it used to ship to China to other parts of Asia since Beijing's environmental crackdown closed the world's biggest recycling market in January. The knotty problem is what to do with the rest. | Video

09 May 2018

'No follow up' from Trump over staying in climate pact: U.N.

BONN, Germany U.S. President Donald Trump has yet to outline what changes he wants in a 2015 global climate agreement as the price for dropping his plan to quit, the United Nations' climate chief said on Wednesday.

26 Jan 2018

Chemical sunshade to slow warming may not be feasible - U.N. draft

OSLO The idea of spraying a haze of sun-dimming chemicals high above the Earth as a quick way to slow global warming faces so many obstacles that it may not be feasible, a leaked draft U.N. report says.

12 Jan 2018

Warming set to breach Paris accord's toughest limit by mid century: draft

OSLO Global warming is on track to breach the toughest limit set in the Paris climate agreement by the middle of this century unless governments make unprecedented economic shifts from fossil fuels, a draft U.N. report said.

10 Nov 2017

In 'Fiji-on-the-Rhine', islanders stress climate risks

BONN, Germany Fiji has turned a tiny part of Germany into a tropical Pacific island as it leads global negotiations on climate change, securing a stage for islanders' worries about rising sea levels.

09 Nov 2017

Anti-Trump U.S. coalition tells U.N. climate talks: 'we're still in'

BONN A coalition of U.S. cities, companies and other groups said on Thursday that many in the United States remained committed to the 2015 Paris climate agreement despite plans by U.S. President Donald Trump to pull out.

08 Nov 2017

Emerging nations urge rich to kick-start climate pact before 2020

BONN, Germany Emerging nations pressed developed countries on Wednesday to step up cuts in greenhouse gas emissions by 2020 to kick-start the Paris climate agreement, saying the rich were wrongly focused on 2030 goals.

07 Nov 2017

Syria plans to join Paris climate agreement, isolating U.S.

BONN, Germany Syria said on Tuesday that it intends to join the 2015 Paris agreement for slowing climate change, isolating the United States as the only country opposed to the pact.

07 Nov 2017

Syria plans to join Paris climate agreement, isolating U.S.

BONN, Germany Syria said on Tuesday that it intends to join the 2015 Paris agreement for slowing climate change, isolating the United States as the only country opposed to the pact.

07 Nov 2017

U.N. warns of heat as climate talks seek action despite Trump

BONN This year will be among the three hottest on record, the United Nations said on Monday, as almost 200 countries started talks in Germany to bolster a global climate accord that the United States plans to quit. | Video

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