News & Opinion: Climate change

Reducing emissions from coal: A role for the World Bank

Reducing emissions from coal: A role for the World Bank

Jan 16th 2019

For many developing countries, especially those across emerging Asia, excluding coal from the energy mix is simply not an option because improved energy access drives economic development....

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...

WCA responds to Global Status of CCUS report

Dec 11th 2018

WCA 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...

WCA comments on IPCC's Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C

Oct 9th 2018

WCA comments on IPCC's Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C earlier this week. In response, the World Coal Association, (WCA) notes that: The...

WCA responds to IPCC's Special Report on Global Warming

WCA responds to IPCC's Special Report on Global Warming

Oct 8th 2018

Responding to the report, WCA Interim Chief Executive, Katie Warrick said: “While we are still reviewing the draft, the World Coal Association believes that any credible pathway to meeting the 1.5...