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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
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
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
Workshop guides future shift to electric two and three-wheelers
Posted : February 7, 2018
The importance of integrating electric two and three-wheelers into urban transport systems in the Philippines was the focal point of a roundtable discussion workshop in November 2017. The workshop, jointly organized by Clean Air Asia and United Nations Environment, brought together government agency representatives and other key stakeholders to discuss plans for the implementation of… . . Read More
2017: A year of growth, expansion and regional air quality gains
Posted : December 14, 2017
As 2017 draws to a close, it is with much pride that we look back on a year marked by organizational and programmatic expansion, numerous project successes, fruitful collaborations and partnerships across multiple sectors, and a range of air quality gains throughout Asia. As the air pollution crisis assumes a greater level of urgency and… . . Read More
Building the capacity of Mongolia’s media in the fight against air pollution
Posted : December 6, 2017
With Mongolia’s capital, Ulaanbaatar, regularly blanketed in a toxic haze of air pollution during the long winter months, it’s imperative that the media is at the forefront of awareness-raising efforts focused on the sources and impacts, mitigation efforts, and air quality data interpretation. To strengthen the Mongolian media’s understanding of air quality issues, data and… . . Read More
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