News & Opinion: WCA

World Coal Association response to Glencore announcement

World Coal Association response to Glencore announcement

Feb 20th 2019

The World Coal Association (WCA) believes that coal is a vital energy and strategic resource, essential to the world’s sustainable development and energy security objectives and that it plays an...

COP24: Delivering the Paris Rulebook

Dec 17th 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 2020...

World Coal Association responds to Global Status of CCUS report

Dec 11th 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 CCS...

COP24: Paris rulebook and CCUS in the spotlight

COP24 is taking place in Katowice, Poland

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 and...

Coal & the SDGs: Bogota roundtable

Bogota played host to the latest SDG roundtable event

Dec 4th 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...

Stakeholders discuss the role of electricity in achieving Agenda 2030

Stakeholders discuss the role of electricity in achieving Agenda 2030

Sep 27th 2018

This week, World Coal Association Policy Manager, Liam McHugh will be joining international experts to discuss the role of electricity in achieving the 2030 Agenda. Countries will choose different...

Katie Warrick assumes interim leadership of the WCA

Sep 21st 2018

Katie Warrick assumes interim leadership of the WCA

Further to our previous announcement, Communications and Strategy Director of the World Coal Association (WCA), Katie Warrick has today assumed the role of Interim Chief Executive.  Katie...