As the world’s largest producer and consumer of coal, China has an important role in global coal dynamics.
Since the 1980’s, China has provided an excellent example of an electrification strategy based on coal, with a 400% increase in China’s coal consumption and 660 million people lifted out of poverty. Now, as it transitions to a less energy-intensive period of development, the country has become a leading example of the opportunities clean coal technology can provide in meeting the challenge of reducing emissions.
The World Coal Association’s (WCA) work programme recognises developments such as these and encourages partnerships to ensure these lessons can be applied elsewhere. China National Coal Association (CNCA) has long been a major supporter of the WCA’s work programme.
WCA’s Chief Executive Michelle Manook and China National Coal Association’s Vice President Liu Feng recently wrote to members of the Chinese coal value chain encouraging them to join the collective effort of the WCA.
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