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

Malaysia to host BAQ Conference for the first time in 2018
Posted : September 20, 2017

In a first for the country, Malaysia has been confirmed as the host of Clean Air Asia’s 10th Better Air Quality (BAQ) Conference in 2018. The signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on September 14 with next year’s co-organizer, the Clean Air Forum Society of Malaysia (MyCAS), officially kicked off the preparations for Asia’s… . . Read More

Students take a walk on the wild side in Metro Manila
Posted : September 5, 2017

A lack of accessible sidewalks and infrastructure, obstructed walkways, poor drainage and high concentrations of particulate matter were among the findings of students from Malabon National High School in Metro Manila during a walkability and air sensing activity on August 19 to document the air quality and mobility challenges facing their community. Equipped with portable… . . Read More