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The G20 continuous focus on Energy Efficiency

The G20 continuous focus on Energy Efficiency

Jul 18th 2016

On 29-30 June, the G20 held an Energy Ministerial Meeting in Beijing where the Energy Efficiency Leading Programme (EELP) was adopted. The EELP builds on the G20 Energy Efficiency Action Plan and...

Extract magazine, issue 1: Coal in the Paris Agreement

Jul 13th 2016

Extract magazine, issue 1: Coal in the Paris Agreement

The World Coal Association (WCA) launched today the first issue of Extract online magazine. This first issue focuses on the role of coal in the Paris Agreement. Extract magazine will be curating...

Coal in the energy mix of Indonesia

Jul 11th 2016

Coal in the energy mix of Indonesia

The World Coal Association (WCA) continues our focus on coal in key economies with a new fact sheet on Indonesia. The continuation of Indonesia’s economic, political and social success story...

IEA air quality report endorses role for cleaner coal technology

Jul 5th 2016

IEA air quality report endorses role for cleaner coal technology

Rapid economic growth drives the processes of urbanisation and industrialisation. However, in the recent past, while these developments have raised social and economic indicators, they have also been...

Coal and air quality

Jun 27th 2016

Coal and air quality

During the burning of coal, emissions can occur that cause concerns about air quality, but technologies exist to address that challenge. The World Coal Association (WCA) supports the use of these...

Coal’s Role in ASEAN Energy

Jun 21st 2016

Coal’s Role in ASEAN Energy

By Beni Suryadi, Research Analyst, ASEAN Centre for Energy and Sanjayan Velautham, Executive Director, ASEAN Centre for Energy First published in Cornerstone, Volume 4, Issue 1...

Polygeneration as a Means to Reduce Energy Poverty in Pakistan

Jun 16th 2016

Polygeneration as a Means to Reduce Energy Poverty in Pakistan

by Irfan Ali, Chairman, TharPak First published in Cornerstone, Volume 4, Issue 1 Pakistan, the world’s sixth most populous country, is a developing nation facing many challenges....

The Paris Agreement and the 21st Century Coal

Jun 8th 2016

The Paris Agreement and the 21st Century Coal

First published in Cornerstone, Volume 4, Issue 1 When Laurent Fabius, then France’s Foreign Minister, gaveled through the Paris Agreement on the evening of Saturday, 12 December, he signaled...