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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LONDON Energy taxes in major advanced economies are not doing enough to reduce energy use, improve energy efficiency and drive a shift towards low-carbon sources, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) said on Wednesday.
LONDON Britain's latest auction for back-up electricity cleared well below expectations but without many new gas projects securing agreements which are thought to be needed to help bridge the gap when coal and nuclear plants come offline next decade.
LONDON/FRANKFURT British offshore wind project Triton Knoll has attracted the interest of several large investment funds, according to three sources familiar with the matter, in a sign of the growing competition for assets in the fast-changing sector.
LONDON Technologies to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere to help tackle global warming only have limited potential and more effort should be made to reduce emissions, European scientists said in a report on Wednesday.
LONDON More global oil and gas firms expect to increase capital spending this year as confidence picks up after crude prices climbed above $70 (49.22 pounds) a barrel in January for the first time in the three years, according to a survey by DNV.
LONDON, Jan 10 Global green bond issuance hit a record $155.5 billion in 2017, surpassing previous estimates, and could reach $250 bln-$300 bln this year, research from the Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) shows.
LONDON Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to buy British household energy and broadband provider First Utility, stepping up competition to the "Big Six" suppliers whose dominance of the market is already under pressure.
LONDON Global coal demand will be subdued over the next five years, growing at just 0.5 percent a year, marginally higher than current levels, due to lower consumption in China, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Monday.
LONDON Hitachi's Horizon Nuclear Power unit expects to see an outline from Britain's government in the first half of next year on how it will help finance a nuclear project in Wales, the company said on Thursday.
LONDON British lawmakers called on Monday for a competition inquiry into the proposed merger between SSE and Innogy's UK retail energy businesses.
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