News & Opinion: Paris Agreement

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 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

2nd anniversary of the adoption Paris Agreement

Dec 12th 2017

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...