News archive

January 2019

New report looks at challenges and opportunities for CCUS in the Chinese power sector

Over the last decade, China has become one of the champions for clean coal generation; transitioning towards supercritical and ultra-supercritical plants and deploying ultra-low emissions...

Jan 8th 2019

December 2018

COP24: Delivering the Paris Rulebook

Liam McHugh, WCA Policy Manager, reflects on the recent COP24 climate talks in Poland, where negotiators finally agreed on a range of measures that will make the Paris Agreement operational in...

Dec 17th 2018

World Coal Association responds to Global Status of CCUS report

Katowice, 11th December 2018 – The World Coal Association (WCA) has welcomed the publication of the Global Status of CCS: 2018  report calling on world leaders for enhanced support for...

Dec 11th 2018

COP24: Paris rulebook and CCUS in the spotlight

Liam McHugh, WCA Policy Manager, shares an update from COP24 in Poland, where technical negotiations surrounding the implementation of the Paris Agreement will soon reach the ‘political’ phase...

Dec 11th 2018

Coal & the SDGs: Bogota roundtable

The World Coal Association (WCA) co-hosted a roundtable in Bogota on 4 October, in partnership with the Colombian Mining Association. The third in a series of events that WCA has hosted throughout...

Dec 4th 2018

WCA’s engagement at COP24 in Katowice

[Image: © cop24.gov.pl]

Dec 3rd 2018

November 2018

Experts meet in Edinburgh to discuss the need to accelerate CCUS deployment

This week, World Coal Association Policy Manager, Liam McHugh, will join industry leaders, government delegates and international experts for a series of focused events examining how CCUS can be...

Nov 28th 2018

WCA responds to IEA’s World Energy Outlook 2018

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has published its annual World Energy Outlook 2018. The report looks at global energy trends and what possible impact they will have on supply and demand, carbon...

Nov 13th 2018

New report calls for international commitment on carbon capture, use and storage

London – The World Coal Association (WCA) has today launched a new report calling for a step-change in international action to advance carbon capture, use and storage (CCUS) technologies. The...

Nov 13th 2018

WCA host forum in London

The World Coal Association is hosting in London two half-day forums about carbon capture use and storage (CCUS) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The morning event will discuss the...

Nov 13th 2018