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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

27 Oct 2014

Germany, UK to keep pushing for early carbon market reform

LONDON Germany and Britain will continue to push for earlier reforms to the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) than proposed by Brussels, both governments said after analysts suggested a deal last week by European leaders would prevent a swift start.

20 Oct 2014

Britain targets 2017 for start of European carbon market reforms

LONDON Britain wants reforms to Europe's Emissions Trading System (ETS) to start from 2017, four years earlier than proposed, hoping to tackle the scheme's massive oversupply and boost investment in clean technologies.

01 Oct 2014

West-to-east cash transfer shapes Europe's climate goal tussle

LONDON Western European nations are preparing to divert tens of billions of euros in revenue to help cut greenhouse gas emissions in eastern Europe to ensure the bloc sets the world's toughest targets for tackling climate change.

01 Oct 2014

West-to-east cash transfer shapes Europe's climate goal tussle

LONDON Western European nations are preparing to divert tens of billions of euros in revenue to help cut greenhouse gas emissions in eastern Europe to ensure the bloc sets the world's toughest targets for tackling climate change.

25 Sep 2014

UK judge rules Barclays breached client trust in carbon deal

LONDON Barclays has settled a lawsuit with London trading firm CF Partners after a judge found that the British bank had misused confidential information during its acquisition of a Swedish carbon trading company.

25 Sep 2014

UK judge rules Barclays breached client trust in carbon deal

LONDON, Sept 25 Barclays has settled a lawsuit with London trading firm CF Partners after a judge found that the British bank had misused confidential information during its acquisition of a Swedish carbon trading company.

16 Sep 2014

Lawmakers to test EU's five billion euro carbon permit giveaway

LONDON European lawmakers will vote next week on whether to force Brussels officials to rethink giving billions of euros worth of carbon allowances away for free to heavy industries, after a senior Green member lodged an objection.

09 Sep 2014

EU nations make little headway on carbon market reforms

LONDON European Union nations have given broad support to a proposal to reform the bloc's Emissions Trading System (ETS) but talks ended on Monday having made little headway on details needed to advance the bill, three EU sources said.

04 Sep 2014

U.N. chief tries to kick-start sagging enthusiasm for climate deal

LONDON/WASHINGTON United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon this month hopes to reinvigorate the years-long effort to forge a global climate deal, even as concerns grow over whether the final pact will be rigorous enough to address threats to the environment.

04 Sep 2014

U.N. chief tries to kick-start sagging enthusiasm for climate deal

LONDON/WASHINGTON United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon this month hopes to reinvigorate the years-long effort to forge a global climate deal, even as concerns grow over whether the final pact will be rigorous enough to address threats to the environment.

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