News & Opinion: Climate negotiations

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 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...

Coal and climate change

Nov 15th 2016

Coal and climate change

Energy is an enabler of economic growth, development and progress. Affordable, reliable and accessible electricity is the foundation of prosperity in the modern world. Coal helps provide this – and...

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...

Media note on Paris Agreement coming into force

Nov 4th 2016

Media note on Paris Agreement coming into force

The Paris Agreement comes into effect today. The Agreement compels countries to move their intentions into action, and to make financial commitments to achieve those targets. Many commentators...

Role of HELE technology recognised by development bank

Aug 12th 2016

Role of HELE technology recognised by development bank

The success of the last year’s Paris Agreement was predicated on the climate pledges made by 187 countries representing 98% of the world’s population and 95% of global emissions. Known as Intended...

Extract magazine, issue 1: Coal in the Paris Agreement

Jul 13th 2016

Extract magazine, issue 1: Coal in the Paris Agreement

The World Coal Association (WCA) launched today the first issue of Extract online magazine. This first issue focuses on the role of coal in the Paris Agreement. Extract magazine will be curating...

The Paris Agreement and the 21st Century Coal

The Paris Agreement and the 21st Century Coal

Jun 8th 2016

First published in Cornerstone, Volume 4, Issue 1 When Laurent Fabius, then France’s Foreign Minister, gaveled through the Paris Agreement on the evening of Saturday, 12 December, he signaled...