Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change – The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change was established up by the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). The IPCC was established to provide the decision-makers and others interested in climate change with an objective source of information about climate change.
United Nations Environment Programme – The United Nations Environment Programme web site has a comprehensive section on climate change. To provide leadership and encourage partnership in caring for the environment by inspiring, informing, and enabling nations and peoples to improve their quality of life without compromising that of future generations.
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change – This web site contains numerous resources – for beginners or experts – such as introductory and in-depth publications, the official UNFCCC and Kyoto Protocol texts and a search engine to the UNFCCC library.
Australian Coal Association – The Australian Coal Association (ACA) is an industry body that represents black coal producers in Australia and includes a comprehensive list of information about clean coal technology and related topics on its web site.
Coal21 – Initiated by the Australian Coal Industry, COAL21 is a program aimed at fully realising the potential of advanced technologies to reduce or eliminate greenhouse gas emissions associated with the use of coal. The program will also explore coal's role as a primary source of hydrogen to power the hydrogen-based economy of the future.
C02CRC – The CO2CRC is a collaborative research organisation focused on carbon dioxide capture and geological storage (geosequestration) with major support from industry, research parties, government organisations and international collaborators. The GEODISC program established that the geological features of Australia are suitable for geological storage of CO2 and CO2CRC is planning a demonstration project.
Minerals Council of Australia – The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) represents Australia's exploration, mining and minerals processing industry, and has sustainable development as its focus.
Queensland Resources Council – The Queensland Resources Council is a non profit peak industry association which represents Queensland's minerals and energy sector and has information on clean coal technology on its web site.
Coaltech 2020 – Coaltech 2020 is a collaborative research programme which has been formed by the major coal companies, Universities, CSIR, NUM and the state to address the specific needs of the Coal Mining Industry in South Africa using local and international knowledge and skills.
Department of Minerals and Energy – The website for the Department of Minerals and Energy, government of South Africa; briefly reviews coal production in South Africa.
Fossil Fuel Foundation of Africa – The Fossil Fuel Foundation is an organisation constituted for the purpose of furthering science and technology in the carbon and energy industries, and optimising the resources available to the region.
South African Weather Service – This site provides a short explanation of climate change and its impact on South Africa.
EU Commission on Climate Change – This is the website for the European Commission and its EU-wide effort on carbon controls.
American Coal Foundation – This site provides a broad range of information on coal in the United States. The American Coal Foundation (ACF) was created in 1981 as a 501(c)(3) organization to develop, produce and disseminate coal-related educational materials and programs designed for teachers and students.
CO2 Science – The Center for the Study of Carbon Dioxide and Global Change was created to disseminate factual reports and sound commentary on new developments in the world-wide scientific quest to determine the climatic and biological consequences of the ongoing rise in the air's CO2 content. In this endeavor, the Center attempts to separate reality from rhetoric in the emotionally-charged debate that swirls around the subject of carbon dioxide and global change.
Center for Energy and Economic Development – The Center for Energy and Economic Development (CEED) focuses on the connection between energy and economic development, and their connection with America's environmental ethic. CEED's mission is to ensure that policy makers recognize the importance of coal-fueled electricity, both today and tomorrow.
Clean Coal USA – CleanCoalUSA believes that the option to generate electricity from coal - which remains America's most abundant energy resource - must be preserved and enhanced because it strengthens the economy, ensures the generation of affordable and reliable electricity, maintains a diverse fuel supply, and provides secure jobs for American workers.
Coal Utilization Research Council – The Coal Utilization Research Council supports the use of coal in the United States and worldwide and advocates the formation of credible and effective partnerships between industry and government to pursue the development of technologies that will enable coal to be used economically, efficiently and in an environmentally compatible manner.
Future Coal Fuels – The mission of the Coal-to-Liquids Coalition (CTLC) is to articulate policies, educate policy makers and advocate congressional and administrative actions to advance the construction of state-of-the-art coal liquefaction facilities. Become a CTL Grassroots Supporter by registering with the CTLC to receive periodic email updates on the week's events in CTL.
The Heritage Foundation – The Heritage Foundation is a research and educational institute - a think tank - whose mission is to formulate and promote conservative public policies based on the principles of free enterprise, limited government, individual freedom, traditional American values, and a strong national defense.
National Mining Association – The National Mining Association (NMA) is the voice of the American mining industry in Washington, D.C. NMA is the only national trade organization that represents the interests of mining before Congress, the Administration, federal agencies, the judiciary and the media.
Pew Center – The Pew Center on Global Climate Change was established in 1998 as a non-profit, non-partisan and independent organization. The Center's mission is to provide credible information, straight answers, and innovative solutions in the effort to address global climate change.
Science and Public Policy Institute – The Science and Public Policy Institute (SPPI) is a nonprofit institute of research and education dedicated to sound public policy based on sound science. Free from affiliation to any corporation or political party, the SPPI supports the advancement of sensible public policies for energy and the environment rooted in rational science and economics.