News & Opinion: Paris Agreement

WCA responds to Global Status of CCUS report

WCA responds to Global Status of CCUS report

Dec 11th 2018

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 the IEA’s 2018 World Energy Investment report

Jul 17th 2018

WCA comments on the IEA’s 2018 World Energy Investment report

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has published its annual World Energy Investment 2018. The report looks at how investment decisions made today will determine energy supply and demand capacity...

Coal in the NDCs

Mar 15th 2018

Coal in the NDCs

A key part of the Paris Agreement are the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), the plans countries have submitted, which outline how they will meet their Paris Agreement targets. These...

2nd anniversary of the adoption Paris Agreement

Dec 12th 2017

2nd anniversary of the adoption Paris Agreement

On the 2nd anniversary of the Paris Agreement, Chief Executive of the World Coal Association, Benjamin Sporton reiterates calls for greater investment to accelerate the deployment of...

In a Paris Agreement world, coal will meet growing Asian energy needs

Aug 8th 2017

In a Paris Agreement world, coal will meet growing Asian energy needs

When providing 41% of the world’s electricity, 85% of global cement[1], 74% of the world’s steel[2] and 60% of the world’s aluminium[3], coal is justly considered an enabler of modern societies and...

WCA responds to US withdrawal from Paris Agreement

Jun 1st 2017

WCA responds to US withdrawal from Paris Agreement

The World Coal Association (WCA) has responded to the withdrawal of the United States from the Paris Agreement. WCA CEO, Benjamin Sporton says: “This decision is the result of a failure to...