U.S. President Obama, Indian PM Modi Pledge to Cooperate on Climate Action and Paris Agreement
June 9, 2016
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.
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