News & Opinion: CCS

The Role of CCS in a Well-Below 2°C World

The Role of CCS in a Well-Below 2°C World

Apr 19th 2017

First published in Cornerstone, Volume 4, Issue 4 By Kamel Ben Naceur, Director, Sustainability, Technology and Outlooks Directorate, International Energy Agency Samantha...

WCA CEO statement as Sec. Perry visits Petra Nova CCS project

Apr 13th 2017

WCA CEO statement as Sec. Perry visits Petra Nova CCS project

"It's encouraging to see Secretary Perry visiting the Petra Nova facility. The Petra Nova CCS project is a huge step for a low emissions future and we hope it will lead to further support and...

Development of Coal Gasification Technology in China

Apr 12th 2017

Development of Coal Gasification Technology in China

First published in Cornerstone, Volume 4, Issue  By Wang Fuchen, Professor, Associate Dean, School of Resources and Environmental Engineering, East China University of...

Beyond HELE: Why CCS Is Imperative Now

Apr 6th 2017

Beyond HELE: Why CCS Is Imperative Now

First published in Cornerstone, Volume 4, Issue 4 By Brad Page, CEO, Global CCS Institute It is now clear that the outcome of the Paris climate talks was a game changer, delivering a...

Net-Zero Emissions: New Climate Target and New Chance for Coal

Mar 15th 2017

Net-Zero Emissions: New Climate Target and New Chance for Coal

First published in Cornerstone, Volume 4, Issue 3 By Jon Gibbins, Director, UK CCS Research Centre,  Professor of Power Plant Engineering, University of Sheffield Hannah Chalmers...

The Need for Increased Momentum for CCS

Mar 7th 2017

The Need for Increased Momentum for CCS

First published in Cornerstone, Volume 4, Issue 3 By Andrew Purvis General Manager Europe, Middle East, and Africa, Global CCS Institute Ingvild Ombudstvedt Senior Advisor Policy and...

Why policy support for CCUS is so important?

Jan 25th 2017

Why policy support for CCUS is so important?

The World Coal Association (WCA) advocates for policy parity for carbon capture use and storage (CCUS) alongside all low emission technologies. But why is policy parity for CCUS so important?...

2017, an exciting year ahead

Jan 17th 2017

2017, an exciting year ahead

2017 has just begun and yet is already looking very promising. The year has started positively with news that United States has launched its very first carbon capture, use and storage (CCUS)...

Comments from WCA CEO Benjamin Sporton on the Petra Nova launch

Comments from WCA CEO Benjamin Sporton on the Petra Nova launch

Jan 10th 2017

“Because coal will continue to be central to global energy, carbon capture and storage (CCS) is vital. The Petra Nova milestone is a big deal for a low emissions future. This is one huge...

WCA calls for major policy shift to accelerate support for CCS projects

Nov 15th 2016

WCA calls for major policy shift to accelerate support for CCS projects

Marrakech -The World Coal Association (WCA) has welcomed the publication today of Global Status of CCS: 2016 report with a call on world leaders to increase support for CCS projects in order to meet...