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

Clean Air Asia welcomes new Director of Programs
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Clean Air Asia welcomes to the team Alan Silayan, who joins us as the new Director of Programs. Mr Silayan has more than 12 years of experience, eight of which have involved developing the Philippine carbon credit market to see low-carbon technology systems implemented locally. He has worked in the private sector, with multilateral agencies,… . . Read More

Experts gather to discuss fiscal reforms for more efficient fuels and vehicles in Philippines
Posted : May 4, 2017

In response to the Philippine Department of Finance’s proposed vehicle and fuel tax reforms, a workshop in Manila last month brought together more than 50 stakeholders to share knowledge and opinions on the use of fiscal instruments in the promotion of cleaner fuels and vehicles. The April 5 “National Workshop on Fiscal Policies for Promoting… . . Read More

On the road to a low-emission heavy-duty vehicle sector in Asia
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Tae-joong Wang, Senior Research Engineer at Doosan Infracore With South Korea set to introduce new greenhouse gas emissions legislation for vehicles by 2019, the Second Integer Emissions Summit and AdBlue Forum Asia Pacific 2017 in Seoul provided a venue for discussions on more stringent standards for heavy-duty vehicles. The summit, held from April 5-6, involved… . . Read More