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Explaining high efficiency low emissions coal

Explaining high efficiency low emissions coal

Apr 29th 2016

The World Coal Association (WCA) recently published a series of country-specific factsheets titled “Coal in key economies” looking at the countries that recognised a role for high efficiency low...

Coal is an important part of the Paris Agreement

Apr 28th 2016

Coal is an important part of the Paris Agreement

The foundation of this Paris Agreement are the Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) submitted by countries in the lead-up to COP21. For many countries those INDCs include a role...

The signing ceremony of the Paris Agreement: What’s next?

Apr 22nd 2016

The signing ceremony of the Paris Agreement: What’s next?

The high – level signature ceremony of the Paris Agreement took place today at the UN headquarters in New York. During the ceremony, key speakers intervened to highlight the importance of the...

WCA at Assocarboni National Congress 2016

Apr 12th 2016

WCA at Assocarboni National Congress 2016

Last week I attended the Assocarboni National Congress 2016 in Rome to talk about the post-COP21 energy landscape. The foundation of this Paris Agreement are the Nationally Determined...

Coal in the energy mix of the Philippines

Apr 8th 2016

Coal in the energy mix of the Philippines

The foundation of the Paris agreement are the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) submitted by countries in the lead up to COP21. For many countries that includes a role for low emission...

Colombian Mining Association joins the World Coal Association

Apr 1st 2016

Colombian Mining Association joins the World Coal Association

London – The Colombian Mining Association (CMA) has joined the World Coal Association, the global network for the coal industry, as its newest Associate Member. The CMA represents explorers,...

Coal in the energy mix of Bangladesh

Mar 31st 2016

Coal in the energy mix of Bangladesh

The World Coal Association (WCA) continues with the publication of the country-specific factsheets and considers the role of coal in Bangladesh.  Bangladesh has recently experienced robust...

The power of high-efficiency coal

The power of high-efficiency coal

Mar 30th 2016

The most recent publication from the World Coal Association (WCA), “The power of high efficiency coal”, shows that coal can generate electricity at close to half the price of gas. The economics are...