WASHINGTON (JUNE 1, 2016)— Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits the United States next week, meeting with President Barack Obama and speaking before Congress. Modi is anticipated to address a number of important issues for India and the international community, including development, energy access, international finance, and climate change. A joint U.S.-India statement related to climate change and clean energy is expected.
On Friday, June 3, at 11:00 a.m. EDT, WRI will host a press call with distinguished panelists to reflect potential outcomes on energy and climate from next week’s Obama-Modi visit in the United States.
Speakers will reflect on Modi and Obama’s collaborative relationship a range of issues, what specific energy/climate-related announcements the two leaders could make during this visit and how Modi’s foreign policy ambitions relate to tackling climate change and the rapid adoption of renewable energy.