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ADB Transport DataBank launched
Posted : November 5, 2017

The Asian Development Bank’s landmark Transport DataBank was launched in Paris on October 26, providing countries throughout the Asia-Pacific region with the information needed to address the policy, planning, implementation and governance challenges that are currently hindering improvements to the transport sector. Spearheaded by ADB and implemented by Clean Air Asia and other partners, the… . . Read More


First Vehicle Fuel Economy Labeling workshop held in the Philippines
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The first official workshop on Vehicle Fuel Economy Labeling on October 13 gathered input from government agencies on the draft Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) for the Philippine Energy Standards and Labeling Program launched in 2016. The workshop – organized by the Philippine Department of Energy, Clean Air Asia and GIZ in Makati – provided… . . Read More


Youth on the front line of the fight against air pollution
Posted : October 3, 2017

Youth had a vital role to play in the fight for better air quality, said Clean Air Asia India Director Prarthana Borah. Speaking on “Youth Leaders and the Role of Youth in Advancing Air Quality” at the 1st South Asian Youth Summit in Bhubaneshwar from September 17-20, Ms Borah said there were three key areas… . . Read More


The word on the streets about air pollution in Gandhinagar
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Clean Air Asia’s Youth Clean Air Network (YCan) took the conversation on air pollution to the streets of Gujarat’s capital Gandhinagar in September. As part of an air quality perception survey developed in consultation with the Clean Air Asia team, from 2-3 September 50 YCan volunteers interviewed more than 2300 people in eight different zones… . . Read More


Transforming Myanmar’s vehicle fuel economy landscape
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The rapid increase in secondhand car imports into Myanmar is prompting a transformational shift in the government’s fuel economy planning and policymaking. At the “National Workshop on Developing Fuel Economy Baseline and Policies” in Nay Pyi Taw on September 19 organized by Myanmar’s Ministry of Industry, Clean Air Asia and UN Environment, 23 representatives from… . . Read More