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New Cornerstone issue focuses on Asia after the Paris Agreement

May 19th 2016

New Cornerstone issue focuses on Asia after the Paris Agreement

The first issue of Volume 4 of Cornerstone has been published this week highlighting how developing countries can participate in the Paris agreement without sacrificing their development...

The G7 energy ministers meeting in Japan

May 13th 2016

The G7 energy ministers meeting in Japan

The Energy Ministers of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, UK and US (G7 countries) met in Kitakyushu-Japan on 1-2 May 2016.  In their Joint Statement, Ministers emphasised the need for...

Explaining high efficiency low emissions coal

Apr 29th 2016

Explaining high efficiency low emissions coal

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

WCA at Assocarboni National Congress 2016

Apr 12th 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...