News & Opinion: CCS

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

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

Mar 15th 2017

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

Jan 10th 2017

Comments from WCA CEO Benjamin Sporton on the Petra Nova launch

“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...

Marrakech climate talks: Why we’re at the table

Nov 14th 2016

Marrakech climate talks: Why we’re at the table

It’s a year since the Paris Agreement was reached, and appetite for affordable, reliable and accessible energy in developing and emerging economies, particularly in Asia continues to grow. For many...

Explaining Carbon Capture Use and Storage

Explaining Carbon Capture Use and Storage

Aug 24th 2016

The World Coal Association (WCA) has recently published a series of country-specific factsheets titled “Coal in key economies” looking at the countries that recognised a role for high efficiency low...