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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


Taxation reform welcome, but wider scope is needed
Posted : December 2, 2017

Clean Air Asia welcomes the Philippine Senate’s passing of reforms to the taxation of petroleum products and automobiles. These reforms have the potential to significantly reduce wasteful consumption of fossil fuels in the transport sector, air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions, and alleviating rapid motorization by utilizing revenues for projects that improve mass transport systems… . . Read More


Asia’s cities the drivers of change in reducing transport emissions
Posted : July 19, 2017

With transport representing a significant source of Asia’s air pollution, sustainable-mobility and low-emission urban development strategies provide cities with opportunities to reap multiple economic, environmental and societal co-benefits from improved air quality. “Transport is essential in maintaining economic growth and improving societal wellbeing throughout the region,” said Clean Air Asia Environment Researcher Kathleen Dematera, speaking… . . Read More


Can Tho Clean Air Action Plan finalized
Posted : June 5, 2017

The handover of Can Tho city’s Clean Air Action Plan on May 23 marked another step forward in Vietnam’s proactive measures to address air pollution and will help the city to address the air quality challenges being faced elsewhere in Asia. The Clean Air Action Plan – developed under Clean Air Asia’s  cooperation agreement with… . . Read More