Posted on April 24, 2013
Our industry has to remind everyone about the value of coal for socio-economic development, especially when irresponsible and ignorant calls are being made to phase out coal or stop its export.
Posted on June 14, 2012
The key issue at the negotiations from the WCA’s perspective is access to energy. It is one of the issues that really demonstrates what some see as being achievable in the divide between environmental and development challenges.
Posted on January 10, 2012
Using publicly available figures from Vestas, a large manufacturer of wind turbines, WCA has calculated the amount of coal used in the production of offshore and onshore wind turbines as demonstrated by our new infographic below:
Posted on December 9, 2011
As we approach the last hours of this year’s climate change negotiations, informal bilateral and multilateral meetings multiply until early morning hours.
Posted on September 27, 2011
Last week the UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki Moon, announced the formation of a High Level Group on Sustainable Energy for All. The group is to be led by UNIDO Secretary-General Kandeh Yumkella and Bank of America Chairman Charles Holliday.
Posted on March 16, 2011
Despite the latest round of UN climate change negotiations concluding in Cancun at the end of 2010 and a temporary hiatus in climate talks until Bangkok in April, it has still been a busy start to the year on energy and environment issues, with a number of important meetings and consultations taking place. Read WCA Chief Executive Milton Catelin's blog.
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