Vietnam workshops target greening of the freight sector
Posted : March 28, 2017

[pullquote align=”full” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””]Adopting eco-driving in the freight sector will help in reducing the carbon footprint and ensuring environmental sustainability in GMS countries[/pullquote] The Directorate for Roads of Vietnam (DRVN) conducted an Eco-Drive Dissemination Workshop and the Final Workshop on Phase 2 – Green Freight Project Implementation in Lao PDR and Vietnam… . . Read More

National emission inventory development in Mongolia
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With deteriorating air quality becoming a pressing issue for Mongolia’s government, the necessity to bolster emission inventory (EI) capacity is now a priority. At the first of a series of emission inventory trainings in Ulaanbaatar from March 16-17, Clean Air Asia’s Integrated Programme for Better Air Quality in Asia (IBAQ Programme), in conjunction with the… . . Read More

Plotting courses for Guidance Framework implementation
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Building on the knowledge and skills of pilot countries to implement Clean Air Asia’s Guidance Framework for Better Air Quality in Asian Cities, a five-day workshop helped strengthen the technical capacity of instructors and enabled the identification of potential trainers and opportunities to roll out and expand upon current training modules. The “Course Instructor’s Workshop… . . Read More

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

[pullquote align=”full” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””]You don’t notice how bad the air is until you see it for yourself[/pullquote] 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… . . Read More