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World Coal Association COP25 media statement

World Coal Association COP25 media statement

Nov 29th 2019

Ahead of the start of COP25 in Madrid, the World Coal Association issued the following statement: The World Coal Association (WCA) has responded positively to the Paris Agreement, seeing it as...

World Coal Association responds to the IEA’s 2019 World Energy Outlook

Nov 14th 2019

World Coal Association responds to the IEA’s 2019 World Energy Outlook

Responding to the recent publication of the IEA’s 2019 World Energy Outlook, Michelle Manook, Chief Executive of the World Coal Association (WCA) said: “The World Coal Association calls on all...

World Coal Association statement on Germany's coal phase-out

Jan 28th 2019

World Coal Association statement on Germany's coal phase-out

Germany’s decision is a continuation of long-term trends in the Western European energy market. While some EU countries are taking the political decision to reduce their reliance on coal, this does...

WCA responds to IEA’s World Energy Outlook 2018

Nov 13th 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...

WCA host forum in London

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...

WCA comments on IPCC's Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C

WCA comments on IPCC's Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C

Oct 9th 2018

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C earlier this week. In response, the World Coal Association, (WCA) notes that: The...

WCA comments on the IEA’s 2018 World Energy Investment report

Jul 17th 2018

WCA comments on the IEA’s 2018 World Energy Investment report

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has published its annual World Energy Investment 2018. The report looks at how investment decisions made today will determine energy supply and demand capacity...