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Vehicle fleet data vital in advancing green lending and sustainable development in Cambodia
Posted : May 25, 2018
United Nations Environment and Clean Air Asia are developing baseline vehicle fleet data to support the development of policies for cleaner and more fuel-efficient vehicles, and support green lending efforts to improve Cambodia’s energy efficiency and the shift to renewable energy. Speaking at the May 24 “Green Lending and Green Growth in Cambodia” forum in… . . Read More
Asian countries on the challenges of achieving cleaner and more efficient fuels and vehicles
Posted : May 24, 2018
While there is now technology available to clean up vehicles throughout the Asia region, there remains a need to ensure there are low-sulfur fuels for advanced emissions control across the vehicle fleet. Speaking at the “Cleaner Fuels and Vehicles in Asia: Implementing the Global Sulfur Strategy” – a side event organized by UN Environment in… . . Read More
Policy action in Bangladesh to achieve fuel economy targets
Posted : May 11, 2018
The Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) has signaled its intention to develop appropriate policies and instruments to improve the average fuel economy of the national light-duty vehicle fleet. Such actions are aligned with the Global Fuel Economy Initiative’s (GFEI’s) target of improving the average fuel economy (liters/100km) for the global light-duty vehicle fleet by at… . . Read More
Clean Air Asia receives Green Thumb Award in Baguio
Posted : May 8, 2018
Clean Air Asia’s contributions to improved air quality management in Baguio City were recognized with the presentation of a Green Thumb Award on April 30. The City Government of Baguio award, given in honor of Clean Air Asia’s continued support for the city’s Sustainable Programs for the Conservation, Preservation and Protection of the Environment, acknowledged… . . Read More
Philippines a step closer to implementing a fuel economy labeling scheme
Posted : April 30, 2018
Photos courtesy of the Philippine Information Agency The Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) for the Philippine vehicle fuel economy labeling for light-duty vehicles underwent further discussion and planning at a consultation workshop in April 2018. The “Technical Workshop on Vehicle Fuel Economy Labeling for the Philippines” brought together up to 30 delegates representing government agencies,… . . Read More
Training paves way forward for strategic air quality monitoring in Vietnam
Posted : March 30, 2018
To enhance the knowledge and skills of the Center for Environmental Monitoring (CEM) staff and related local agencies in air quality management, Clean Air Asia organized a three-day training workshop on air quality monitoring and data management on March 27-29, 2018. The training is part of the cooperation between Clean Air Asia and the Vietnam… . . Read More
Clean Air Asia receives Foreign NGO Certificate in China
Posted : March 14, 2018
Clean Air Asia became one of the first foreign NGOs to be officially registered in China in 2018, receiving its registration certificate on March 14 in Beijing, with the Ministry of Environmental Protection as its professional supervisory organization. Clean Air Asia Executive Director Bjarne Pedersen said the registration – which came in the wake of… . . Read More
Technology solutions the key to combating air pollution in India’s cities
Posted : March 7, 2018
  Clean Air Asia and the Japanese Embassy in India brought together leading air quality experts and representatives from four Japanese companies at a roundtable discussion to foster the development of technological solutions to air pollution and improved air quality management in Indian cities. The “Technology Landscape for Air Quality Management” discussion – a collaborative… . . Read More
Faurecia and Clean Air Asia partner to accelerate the implementation of clean air solutions in Asia
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  With air quality increasingly becoming a major concern for cities, there is a growing need for powertrain electrification and new clean technologies. In this context, Faurecia and Clean Air Asia are partnering to explore effective technology solutions to improve air quality and enhance industry awareness of clean city solutions. The strengthened collaboration will be… . . Read More
Indonesian cities chart new strategies for reductions in transport emissions
Posted : March 5, 2018
While cities throughout Indonesia are following the national government’s lead in launching a range of sustainable transport initiatives to address the growing problem of vehicle emissions, many lack the capacity to effectively manage transportation-related air quality issues. At present, on-road vehicles account for 70 percent of Jakarta’s emissions, and 60 percent of all urban emissions… . . Read More
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