Top miner exits World Coal Association

BHP Billiton severed ties with the global coal lobby organisation over a clash on tackling climate change

UN and World Coal Association to raise awareness of clean coal

The United National Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the World Coal Association (WCA) have signed an agreement to formalise their long term collaboration on low emissions of coal. Through the Memorandum of Understanding, (MoU), the two organisations will work to facilitate a dialogue between governments and the coal industry. They aim to increase the […]

India ‘needs international support for advanced coal tech’

The international community should support advanced coal technologies in India to drive economic development. That’s the view of Benjamin Sporton, Chief Executive of World Coal Association, who believes high-efficiency, low-emission coal technologies will be “essential” in providing affordable power while cutting emissions to meet climate goals. He said: “India is working hard to reduce emissions […]

Global coal experts talk ‘cleaner’ technologies

Coal industry experts from across the globe gathered today to discuss the role cleaner technologies can play in reducing carbon emissions. The World Coal Association (WCA), which is a global industry association formed of major international coal producers and stakeholders, brought together its members for a workshop in London. They discussed the energy challenges the […]