News archive

September 2017

World Water Week 2017

This year, World Water Week  is turning attention to water and waste management issues around the world with the theme “water and waste: reduce and reuse”. According to the UN, by 2025,...

Sep 1st 2017

July 2017

WCA launches video series

The World Coal Association (WCA) has published a series of videos discussing major issues surrounding coal that considers the role low emission coal plays in energy security and economic development...

Jul 24th 2017

ASEAN’s Energy Equation: Call to action

ASEAN Energy Insights In the last article in our series of “ASEAN Energy Insights”, Liam McHugh, WCA Policy Manager, reviews the call to action that the report ASEAN’s Energy Equation...

Jul 20th 2017

Extract Magazine, issue 2: The future of energy in the ASEAN

The latest issue of Extract, WCA’s digital magazine, is now online and brings together published articles from WCA staff and third-party experts on the issue of the future of energy in the...

Jul 12th 2017

Coal technology is a part of the solution to the Paris Agreement for ASEAN

By Benjamin Sporton, Chief Executive, World Coal Association and Dr. Sanjayan Velautham, Executive Director of the ASEAN Centre for Energy. Across ASEAN, coal – and more specifically – high...

Jul 5th 2017

June 2017

Adopting modern coal technologies in ASEAN countries has global benefits

ASEAN Energy Insights In the fourth of our series of ‘ASEAN Energy Insights’, Liam McHugh, WCA Policy Manager, reviews the emission reduction benefits of high efficiency low emission (HELE)...

Jun 29th 2017

HELE coal technologies are the most efficient pathway for the ASEAN region

ASEAN Energy Insights In the third in our series of ASEAN Energy Insights, Liam McHugh, WCA Policy Manager, reviews low emission technology options across the ASEAN region. ASEAN requires an...

Jun 22nd 2017

The environmental benefits of HELE coal for the ASEAN region

ASEAN Energy Insights In the second in our series of ASEAN Energy Insights, Liam McHugh, WCA Policy Manager, reviews the environmental benefits of deploying high efficiency low emission (HELE)...

Jun 15th 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