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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


ASEAN countries unite to tackle air pollution and climate change
Posted : December 13, 2016

With a better understanding of the many benefits of coordinated air pollution and climate change mitigation strategies, ASEAN countries strengthened their commitment to collaboratively address regional air quality issues during a three-day Clean Air Asia capacity building workshop in Manila. The “Realizing Co-benefits through Air Pollution Reduction Strategies and Climate Change Policies” workshop from November… . . Read More


Bandung the driving force behind changes to motorists’ behavior
Posted : December 8, 2016

Faced with deteriorating air quality and a growing number of private vehicles plying the streets, the city of Bandung in Indonesia played host to an eco-driving workshop to promote the broader adoption of more environmentally sound and cost-effective driving practices. The workshop – organized by the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), Clean Air Asia,… . . Read More


Strengthening air pollution reporting in the Philippines
Posted : December 2, 2016

With air pollution now the world’s single greatest environmental health risk, costing millions of lives around the world each year, and with Asia bearing the brunt of the crisis, it’s imperative that the media are at the forefront of awareness-raising efforts. To strengthen the Philippine media’s understanding of air quality issues and the complexities involved… . . Read More


Transport stakeholders devise eco-driving communication plans in Jakarta
Posted : November 29, 2016

Addressing the pressing need to reduce vehicle emissions in Indonesia’s capital, transport stakeholders developed a comprehensive communications action plan to promote the broader uptake of eco-driving practices among Jakarta’s private vehicle owners at a two-day strategy development workshop. The November 24-25 workshop – part of the second phase of Clean Air Asia’s Eco-Driving Program in… . . Read More