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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

27 Nov 2017

Tijuana turns wastewater into wine, as Latin America dips toe in reuse

TEPIC, Mexico (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Italian winemaker Camillo Magoni is using reclaimed water at La Morita treatment plant in the Mexican border city of Tijuana to cultivate 800 lush vines in its grounds, producing red wine he quips could retail for $200 a bottle.

27 Nov 2017

FEATURE-Tijuana turns wastewater into wine, as Latin America dips toe in reuse

TEPIC, Mexico, Nov 27 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Italian winemaker Camillo Magoni is using reclaimed water at La Morita treatment plant in the Mexican border city of Tijuana to cultivate 800 lush vines in its grounds, producing red wine he quips could retail for $200 a bottle.

15 Nov 2017

US game maker launches stunt to snarl plans for border wall with Mexico

TEPIC, Mexico (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - An irreverent card game company is playing its hand to help stop construction of a controversial wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

10 Nov 2017

Peruvian farmer squares up to German power giant in climate lawsuit

TEPIC, Mexico (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In Peru's snow-capped Cordillera Blanca mountains, fast-melting glaciers are pushing the cobalt waters of Lake Palcacocha dangerously high, raising fears it could overflow and send a huge wave of water and mud crashing to the town of Huaraz below.

10 Nov 2017

Peruvian farmer squares up to German power giant in climate lawsuit

TEPIC, Mexico, Nov 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In Peru's snow-capped Cordillera Blanca mountains, fast-melting glaciers are pushing the cobalt waters of Lake Palcacocha dangerously high, raising fears it could overflow and send a huge wave of water and mud crashing to the town of Huaraz below.

08 Nov 2017

Cities urged to help cut global supply chain emissions

TEPIC, Mexico (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Cities should try to slash the planet-warming gases pumped out beyond their own boundaries in the production of the vast quantities of goods and services they consume, researchers said.

08 Nov 2017

Cities urged to help cut global supply chain emissions

TEPIC, Mexico, Nov 8 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Cities should try to slash the planet-warming gases pumped out beyond their own boundaries in the production of the vast quantities of goods and services they consume, researchers said.

06 Nov 2017

Nicaragua climate politics in hot water over canal plan

TEPIC, Mexico (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Shaking off its climate change "pariah" status alongside the United States and war-torn Syria, Central American nation Nicaragua took the plunge and joined the Paris Agreement to tackle global warming before U.N. climate talks began on Monday.

25 Oct 2017

By using surplus food, U.S. cities could tackle hunger, waste problems

TEPIC, Mexico (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Apples, bread, pasta and coffee are high on the list of foods worth $218 billion Americans dump in the bin or pour down the drain each year, costing them and the environment dear, a green group said on Wednesday.

25 Oct 2017

By using dumped food, U.S. cities could tackle hunger, waste problems

TEPIC, Mexico, Oct 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Apples, bread, pasta and coffee are high on the list of foods worth $218 billion Americans dump in the bin or pour down the drain each year, much of which could help feed the country's poorest families, a green group said on Wednesday.

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