The World Coal Association's chairman and Glencore executive, Mick Buffier, has called governments to increase investment in low emission technologies.
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World Coal Association says Figueres's comments evidence her "lack of expertise in the mining and energy sectors."
Christiana Figueres called the coal industry to diversify toward cleaner energy sources.
As of Monday, Poland will be host to two climate change summits: One organized by the United Nations and the other by the World Coal Association.