News & Opinion: WCA

Peabody’s Glenn Kellow announced as new Chairman of WCA

Peabody’s Glenn Kellow announced as new Chairman of WCA

May 17th 2018

The World Coal Association (WCA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Glenn Kellow, President and Chief Executive Officer of Peabody, as Chairman. The WCA Board confirmed the appointment at...

Russia’s leading coal producer SUEK joins WCA

Apr 25th 2018

Russia’s leading coal producer SUEK joins WCA

Russia’s leading coal producer, SUEK, has joined the World Coal Association (WCA), the only body acting internationally on behalf of the global coal industry. With 15 underground mines and 12 open...

WCA responds to BHP announcement

Apr 5th 2018

WCA responds to BHP announcement

The World Coal Association (WCA) is disappointed at BHP’s decision to leave the Association, based on one claimed material policy difference, given it was involved in developing our position on...

Coal in the NDCs

Mar 15th 2018

Coal in the NDCs

A key part of the Paris Agreement are the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), the plans countries have submitted, which outline how they will meet their Paris Agreement targets. These...

Australia’s Yancoal joins WCA

Mar 7th 2018

Australia’s Yancoal joins WCA

One of Australia's largest coal producers, Yancoal Australia Ltd has become the newest member of the World Coal Association (WCA), the only body acting globally on behalf of the coal industry....

WCA responds to BHP statement

Dec 19th 2017

WCA responds to BHP statement

In response to BHP’s statement today, WCA Chairman Mick Buffier said: “Naturally we are disappointed at the outcome of the review, we do not feel that the report accurately reflects the views...

WCA’s engagement at COP23 in Bonn, Germany

Nov 6th 2017

WCA’s engagement at COP23 in Bonn, Germany

The World coal Association (WCA) has been involved in international climate discussions since their inception more than two decades ago.  As the WCA prepares to attend another important meeting...

WCA signs MoU with Bettercoal

WCA signs MoU with Bettercoal

Oct 31st 2017

Bettercoal and the World Coal Association (WCA) have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) strengthening their partnership.  This agreement will see WCA and Bettercoal work closely...

WCA host one-day forum in London

Oct 31st 2017

WCA host one-day forum in London

The World Coal Association is hosting in London a one-day forum to discuss coal’s role in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). With the theme, Sustainable Coal Forum: mapping coal...