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IEA Coal Market Report 2019 – a wake-up call for our global community

Dec 17th 2019

IEA Coal Market Report 2019 – a wake-up call for our global community

JOHANNESBURG – “The IEA Coal Market Report 2019 is a reminder that coal and coal use is a reality. It’s time for a sensible discussion and collaboration to bridge the gap between the real and...

World Coal Association COP25 media statement

Nov 29th 2019

World Coal Association COP25 media statement

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

WCA responds to IEA’s World Energy Outlook 2018

Nov 13th 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...