President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India talk after a working lunch in the Cabinet Room of the White House, June 7, 2016.
President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India talk after a working lunch in the Cabinet Room of the White House, June 7, 2016.

U.S. President Obama, Indian PM Modi Pledge to Cooperate on Climate Action and Paris Agreement

The New York Times (6/7) reported that India and the United States re-affirmed their commitment to cooperate on climate action and to adopt the Paris Agreement as early as possible, following a meeting in Washington between U.S President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.  

 
A White House Joint Statement (6/7) detailed the commitments made during the U.S.-India state visit, including efforts to galvanize clean energy finance. 
 
The Hill (6/2) said leaders from Mission Innovation, an initiative launched on the sidelines of climate negotiations in December 2015, have agreed to double clean energy research funding to $30 billion per year by 2021. 
 
The UN Climate Change Newsroom published its global climate action agenda which lays out a roadmap to support early and effective implementation of the Paris climate agreement. 
 
The Washington Post (6/6) reported on a new proposed standard to measure food loss and waste
 
Country
India
Sectors
Energy, Adaptation
Strategic Objective
Mitigation, Adaptation
Topics
Mitigation, Climate Policy, Climate Finance, Clean Energy, Adaptation
Region
Global, Asia

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