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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

05 Sep 2018

Greener growth could add $26 trillion to world economy by 2030: study

OSLO/LONDON Strong action to combat climate change could cumulatively add at least $26 trillion to the world economy by 2030, according to a study on Wednesday which seeks to dispel fears that a shift from fossil fuels will undermine growth.

30 Aug 2018

Savvy European utilities shield themselves from higher carbon costs

FRANKFURT/LONDON The surging costs of carbon permits have caused some of Europe's biggest utilities to lock in purchases in advance, while nuclear and hydro firms are benefiting from the knock-on effect on power prices.

16 Aug 2018

New fuel rules push shipowners to go green with LNG

LONDON Tough new rules on marine fuel are forcing shipowners to explore liquefied natural gas as a cleaner alternative and ports such as Gibraltar are preparing to offer upgraded refuelling facilities in the shipping industry's biggest shake-up in decades.

16 Aug 2018

New fuel rules push shipowners to go green with LNG

LONDON Tough new rules on marine fuel are forcing shipowners to explore liquefied natural gas as a cleaner alternative and ports such as Gibraltar are preparing to offer upgraded refuelling facilities in the shipping industry's biggest shake-up in decades.

15 Aug 2018

UPDATE 2-European Union carbon prices climb to 10-year high

* Higher carbon prices mean more expensive to burn fossil fuels

07 Aug 2018

World at risk of heading toward irreversible 'hothouse' state

LONDON The world is at risk of entering "hothouse" conditions where global average temperatures will be 4-5 degrees Celsius higher even if emissions reduction targets under a global climate deal are met, scientists said in a study published on Monday. | Video

26 Jul 2018

Heat-related deaths in Britain set to treble by 2050, MPs warn

LONDON Premature deaths from heatwaves in Britain could more than treble to around 7,000 a year by mid-century if the government does not take action, a committee of lawmakers said on Thursday. | Video

24 Jul 2018

In first for UK, government clears Cuadrilla to frack shale gas site

LONDON Shale gas developer Cuadrilla on Tuesday became the first operator in Britain to receive final consent from the government to frack an onshore horizontal exploration well, paving the way for commercial production.

23 Jul 2018

Britain to hand out 557 million pounds of renewables funding via auctions

LONDON The British government said on Monday it will distribute up to 557 million pounds in subsidies for less-established renewable energy sources through auctions that will take place every two years from mid-2019.

17 Jul 2018

Electricity investments surpass oil, gas for second year running: IEA

LONDON Global electricity investments exceeded those in oil and gas for the second year running in 2017 due to more spending on grids but renewable energy investment fell after years of growth, the International Energy Agency said on Tuesday.

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