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China Blue Sky City Rankings show the efforts made and the impact on air pollution in Chinese cities
Posted : January 6, 2020
Clean Air Asia’s latest report, China Air 2019 – Air Pollution Prevention and Control Progress in Chinese Cities, found that Chinese cities continued to build on their air quality improvement of the previous five years. PM2.5 pollution was under continuous and effective control, with declines in both annual average concentration and the percentage of cities… . . Read More
Workshop provides platform to strengthen air quality management in the Philippines
Posted : November 27, 2019
On November 20, 2019, Clean Air Asia co-organized an interagency workshop with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Environment Management Bureau Air Quality Management Section (EMB AQMS). The workshop provided a platform for government and non-government agencies to evaluate institutional initiatives and programs for air quality management in the country. For the first… . . Read More
Clean Air Asia to help Myanmar with plan to adopt Euro IV/4 vehicle emission standards
Posted : November 18, 2019
September 20, 2019 Expressing its commitment to ASEAN Mutual Recognition Arrangements, Myanmar has pledged to adopt Euro IV/4 gasoline fuel standards by 2021 and Euro IV/4 diesel fuel standards by 2023. At back-to-back national workshops on “Implementing Euro IV/4 Vehicle Emission Standards and Equivalent Fuel Quality Specifications” and “Developing Fuel Economy Baseline and Policies” in… . . Read More
The development of policy guidelines and standards for electric 2&3-wheelers in ASEAN member countries
Posted : August 13, 2019
Date: July 18, 2019 Southeast Asia has among the highest number of motorized 2-wheelers per capita in the world, and a vast fleet of 3-wheelers such as tuk-tuks and tricycles in Thailand and the Philippines. However, progress in improving transport-system integration and the sustainability of the region’s 2&3-wheelers has been elusive. Addressing the issues, the… . . Read More
Philippines’ national mail carrier to pilot electric 2&3-wheelers for freight and mail deliveries in the Pasig area
Posted : August 2, 2019
July 19, 2019 The Philippines is stepping up its sustainable transport efforts with the planned November launch of the “Piloting of Electric Mobility in the Philippines” project that will see the Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) begin package deliveries using electric 2&3-wheelers in Pasig City, Metro Manila. At a roundtable discussion on July 19 for the… . . Read More
Energy, emission and cost savings possible with the addition of fuel consumption into DOF vehicle excise tax
Posted : July 10, 2019
img { float: left; border: 1px dotted black; margin: 0px 20px 20px 20px; } June 30, 2018 A new Clean Air Asia study on the Philippine Department of Finance’s vehicle and fuel excise tax reform covering the fuel economy of newly registered light duty vehicles has found that the price-based progressive excise tax will improve… . . Read More
Clean Air Asia is bringing air quality training to communities
Posted : February 6, 2019
Clean Air Asia is working to raise awareness about air pollution and improve understandings of air quality and climate among communities in Metro Manila. With a specific focus on representatives of the private and public transport sector, the “Hangarin Para sa Hangin (HPSH): Malinis at Ligtas, Para Sa’yo at sa Ating Lahat” (Aspiring to Clean,… . . Read More
DOE presents final guidelines for Philippines’ fuel economy labeling program
Posted : January 14, 2019
December 20, 2018 Representatives from the government, vehicle importers, manufacturers, distributors and dealers, and development partners came together in December to discuss the final draft of the Particular Product Requirements (PPR) for passenger cars and commercial vehicles in the Philippines. At the December 13 meeting and PPR presentation for the Vehicle Fuel and Economy Labeling… . . Read More
2018 brought home the importance of our work
Posted : December 16, 2018
As the end of 2018 approaches, there is much to be thankful for, and much we acknowledge that still must be done if we are to curtail emissions, improve air quality, and dramatically slow the pace of what has the potential to become runaway global climate change. Indeed, perhaps no year in our 17-year history… . . Read More
BAQ2018 Conference statement
Posted : December 3, 2018
Today marks the conclusion of our 10th Better Air Quality Conference. The theme of this year’s gathering, “Regional Action, Global Impact”, highlights innovation and progressive air quality solutions that will help shape more sustainable future development in Asia and beyond. With the increasingly grim climate change scenarios we now face, it is critical that we… . . Read More
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