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Statement of support
Posted : March 22, 2017

Reforming the Taxation Scheme for Petroleum Products and Automobiles in the Philippines Clean Air Asia welcomes the Government’s work to reform the taxation of petroleum products and automobiles in the Philippines.  Such reforms can contribute towards: potentially reducing wasteful consumption of fossil fuels in the transport sector; alleviating rapid motorization by utilizing part of the… . . Read More


Delhi students present air quality solutions for the city
Posted : March 20, 2017

There was no shortage of innovation and creative thinking about air pollution issues among students from the three Delhi schools taking part in the “Train for Clean Air: Clean Air for Kids Project”. At a presentation evening on 23 February, 90 students showcased their projects for an audience that included representatives from the Central Pollution… . . Read More


Can Tho clean air plan avoids air quality pitfalls of development
Posted : March 5, 2017

The development of a Clean Air Action Plan in Can Tho, Vietnam’s fourth largest city, will enable national and local authorities to ensure that, unlike many other cities and countries throughout the region, economic development doesn’t come at the expense of air quality. At a consultation meeting in Can Tho on February 17, Clean Air… . . Read More


Students assess walkability and air quality in busy Manila district
Posted : February 28, 2017

Up to 50 elementary school students, parents and teachers took to the streets of one of Manila’s busiest districts on February as part of a walkability and air sensing activity aimed at raising awareness of the co-benefits of air pollution reduction and providing a more holistic understanding of environmental issues. The “JZamoraES: An Eco-friendly Community… . . Read More


Clean Air Scorecard tool aids Philippine airshed management
Posted : January 19, 2017

Representatives from cities throughout the Philippines were trained in the use of Clean Air Asia’s Clean Air Scorecard tool to assess their air quality management capacity in order to systematically address the air pollution challenges facing cities and, more broadly, airsheds nationally during a three-day workshop in December. In collaboration with the Department of Environment… . . Read More