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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

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.

23 Aug 2017

Interview: Lakes, trees vital to health of India's growing cities: author

STOCKHOLM (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Indian cities must do more to nurture their lakes, trees and other natural assets which provide food and water for their poorest residents and protect urban areas from rising heat and pollution, says Indian author and academic Harini Nagendra.

21 Aug 2017

People must collaborate with the planet to stay out of trouble: scientists

STOCKHOLM (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - People are testing the limits of the Earth and its resources, and to achieve a good life for everyone on the planet, they will have to share things like food, water and energy in a more equal and sustainable way, scientists said on Monday.

21 Aug 2017

People must collaborate with the planet to stay out of trouble - scientists

STOCKHOLM, Aug 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - People are testing the limits of the Earth and its resources, and to achieve a good life for everyone on the planet, they will have to share things like food, water and energy in a more equal and sustainable way, scientists said on Monday.

02 Aug 2017

Boosting resilience to modern-day threats - what is it worth?

BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From protecting coastal towns against storms and rising seas, to helping poor farmers grow new crops, projects that equip people to overcome disasters and other threats can have wide-ranging benefits - but an inability to quantify those in dollar terms has held back much-needed investment, resilience experts say.

02 Aug 2017

Boosting resilience to modern-day threats - what is it worth?

BARCELONA, Aug 2 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From protecting coastal towns against storms and rising seas, to helping poor farmers grow new crops, projects that equip people to overcome disasters and other threats can have wide-ranging benefits - but an inability to quantify those in dollar terms has held back much-needed investment, resilience experts say.

12 Jun 2017

Aid groups seek to turn on funding tap to douse drought crises

BARCELONA/HARARE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When a big earthquake, flash flood or other sudden disaster hits, aid agencies spring into action with emergency responses and public appeals for donations. With droughts, it's different.

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