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WCA Statement - IEA Energy Technology Perspectives Report

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WCA Statement - IEA Energy Technology Perspectives Report

Sep 11th 2020

The World Coal Association Chief Executive, Michelle Manook welcomes the IEA Energy Technology Perspectives 2020 report and issues the following comments: The World Coal Association and its...

WCA Members respond to COVID-19

May 5th 2020

WCA Members respond to COVID-19

The spread of COVID-19 continues to have a significant impact around the world, and with communities facing this challenge in different stages and at different times, this unprecedented situation has...

Reflecting on WCA’s “powering Asia” conference

Jun 17th 2019

Reflecting on WCA’s “powering Asia” conference

With Asia still looking to harness coal as a fuel for socio-economic development, the World Coal Association held a one-day conference in Tokyo last month to explore advanced coal technologies for a...

WCA reaffirms commitment to the UN Global Compact

May 22nd 2019

WCA reaffirms commitment to the UN Global Compact

The World Coal Association (WCA) has reaffirmed its commitment to the UN Global Compact (UNGC) through the submission of its ‘Communication on Engagement’ report. WCA became a signatory to the UNGC...

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...