World Coal Association in call to action for climate negotiators


The World Coal Association (WCA) has called on climate negotiators meeting this week in Bonn, Germany to take positive action to advance the deployment of all low emission technologies.

The latest round of UNFCCC climate negotiations closes in Bonn today, following a week of discussions, working groups and international negotiations.

With this in mind, WCA Chief Executive Benjamin Sporton this week issued a call to action where low emission technologies are concerned, noting, “Negotiators have a significant challenge in balancing climate objectives with the very real need to improve energy access to the 1.3 billion people worldwide who live in energy poverty.”

“Key to meeting both challenges will be low emission technologies, including high efficiency, low emission coal technologies and carbon capture and storage.”

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