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June 2017

WCA comments on the publication of BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2017

Responding to BP’s annual statistical review of energy, Benjamin Sporton, CEO of the World Coal Association (WCA) said: "Admittedly, it’s been a difficult few years for coal, but as recent...

Jun 14th 2017

WCA becomes signatory to UN Global Compact

The World Coal Association (WCA) today announced that it has signed on to the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest and most widely embraced corporate citizenship initiative. With this...

Jun 13th 2017

The Future of CCS in Norway

First published in Cornerstone, Volume 4, Issue 3 By Camilla Bergsli, Communication Adviser, Gassnova SF, Norway The Norwegian government seeks to realize at least one full-scale...

Jun 9th 2017

Coal will be an important guarantor for sustained growth in ASEAN

ASEAN Energy Insights The World Coal Association (WCA), in collaboration with the ASEAN Centre for Energy (ACE), has published a report looking at energy in the ASEAN region[1].  The report...

Jun 8th 2017

Coal in the energy mix of ASEAN countries

The World Coal Association (WCA) continues with its focus on coal in key economies with a new fact sheet on the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)[1] region. Affordable, reliable and...

Jun 1st 2017

WCA responds to US withdrawal from Paris Agreement

The World Coal Association (WCA) has responded to the withdrawal of the United States from the Paris Agreement. WCA CEO, Benjamin Sporton says: “This decision is the result of a failure to...

Jun 1st 2017

May 2017

The road to Paris for ASEAN countries

The last 18 months have been a landmark period for climate, environment and development negotiation processes, with the delivery of the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement at...

May 30th 2017

ASEAN’s Energy Equation indicates the way forward for Southeast Asia

The World Coal Association (WCA), in collaboration with the ASEAN Centre for Energy (ACE), published last week the report “ASEAN’s Energy Equation”. The report is the first comprehensive...

May 24th 2017

Propelling ASEAN towards Clean Coal Technology

Coal, the most abundant and reliable energy resource, will continue to be the dominant energy source in power generation to meet the fast-growing electricity demand in the emerging economies of the...

May 22nd 2017

Southeast Asia can accelerate achievement of Paris Agreement goals

Last updated 5 June 2017 Low emissions coal in Asia reduces more CO2 emissions than renewable investment in Western Europe. Jakarta, 17 May 2017- Investing in low emissions coal plants in...

May 17th 2017