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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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21 Jun 2018

Thaw of Antarctic ice lifts up land, might slow sea level rise

OSLO, June 21 Antarctica's bedrock is rising surprisingly fast as a vast mass of ice melts into the oceans, a trend that might slow an ascent in sea levels caused by global warming, scientists said on Thursday.

21 Jun 2018

More than 20 nations seek lead in setting tougher climate goals

OSLO More than 20 nations ranging from Germany, France and Britain to Pacific island states said on Thursday they planned to "lead from the front" in setting new, tougher goals by 2020 to cut greenhouse gas emissions under the Paris climate agreement.

21 Jun 2018

European human rights court rejects appeal by Norwegian mass killer

OSLO The European Court of Human Rights rejected on Thursday an appeal by Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik who says his near-isolation in prison amounts to inhuman and degrading treatment. | Video

19 Jun 2018

Norway tests tiny electric plane, sees passenger flights by 2025

OSLO Norway tested a two-seater electric plane on Monday and predicted a start to passenger flights by 2025 if new aviation technologies match a green shift that has made Norwegians the world's top buyers of electric cars. | Video

18 Jun 2018

Volvo sets goal of 25 percent recycled plastics in cars from 2025

OSLO At least 25 percent of the plastics used in new Volvo car models from 2025 will be from recycled materials, the Chinese-owned company said on Monday in an anti-pollution plan praised by the United Nations.

12 Jun 2018

Nobel for Trump? Odds slashed after summit but awards committee may be wary

OSLO It did not take long for bookmakers to slash Donald Trump's odds of winning the Nobel Peace Prize in the wake of the historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

12 Jun 2018

Nobel for Trump? Odds slashed after summit but awards committee may be wary

OSLO It did not take long for bookmakers to slash Donald Trump's odds of winning the Nobel Peace Prize in the wake of the historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

07 Jun 2018

Scientists say cost of sucking carbon from thin air could tumble

OSLO High costs of extracting greenhouse gases from thin air could tumble with new technologies that can help to combat climate change, scientists said on Thursday.

07 Jun 2018

Plastic waste in Antarctica reveals scale of global pollution: Greenpeace

OSLO Plastic waste and toxic chemicals found in remote parts of the Antarctic this year add to evidence that pollution is spreading to the ends of the Earth, environmental group Greenpeace said on Thursday. | Video

05 Jun 2018

Ban plastic bags? U.N. seeks to cut pollution as recycling falls short

OSLO Less than a 10th of all the plastic ever made has been recycled, and governments should consider banning or taxing single-use bags or food containers to stem a tide of pollution, a U.N. report said on Tuesday, U.N. World Environment Day.

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