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Alister Doyle Environment Correspondent

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

05 Mar 2018

As its wealth fund goes green, Norway's firms struggle to keep up

OSLO Many Norwegian companies lag high standards for reporting their impact on the environment that the Nordic nation's $1 trillion wealth fund is championing abroad in 2018.

27 Feb 2018

'Wacky' weather makes Arctic warmer than parts of Europe

OSLO A freak warming around the North Pole is sending a blast of Arctic cold over Europe in a sign of "wacky" weather that may happen more often with man-made global warming, scientists said on Monday. | Video

18 Jan 2018

Earth sweltered again in 2017: hottest year without an El Nino

OSLO Last year was the second or third warmest on record behind 2016, and the hottest without an extra dose of heat caused by an El Niño event in the Pacific Ocean, the United Nations said on Thursday.

04 Jan 2018

2017 was second hottest year on record, after sizzling 2016 - report

OSLO Last year was the second hottest worldwide on record, just behind a sweltering 2016, with signs of climate change ranging from wildfires to a thaw of Arctic ice, a European Union monitoring centre said on Thursday. | Video

21 Dec 2017

Climate change seen causing big rise in migrant flow to EU by 2100

OSLO Rapid global warming could almost triple the number of migrants reaching the European Union by 2100, adding to factors such as war and persecution that force people to leave home, scientists said on Thursday.

30 Nov 2017

Scientists look to Bali volcano for clues to curb climate change

OSLO Climate scientists are tracking an erupting volcano on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali for clues about a possible short-cut to curb global warming by injecting sun-dimming chemicals high above the Earth.

17 Nov 2017

Fiji to move more than 40 villages inland as seas rise

BONN, Germany Fiji plans to move more than 40 villages to higher ground to escape coastal floods and is also working on ways to help future migrants from other Pacific island nations as sea levels rise, Fiji's attorney general said.

16 Nov 2017

Trump adviser says past U.S. emissions a 'distraction' in fixing climate

BONN, Germany Many nations' view that the United States should do more to fight climate change because it is the biggest historical emitter is a "distraction" from technological innovation, an adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday.

13 Nov 2017

World carbon emissions on the rise again - study

BONN, Germany World carbon emissions are set to rise 2 percent this year to a new record, scientists said on Monday, dashing hopes that global emissions had already peaked.

13 Nov 2017

Seeking to slow climate change, lawsuits look to the constitution

BONN, Germany Climate activists will argue in an Oslo court this week that Norway's plans for Arctic oil exploration are unconstitutional, in an emerging branch of law where plaintiffs are trying to enlist a nation's founding principles to limit warming.

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