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1000 Cities, 1000 Lives: CAI-Asia Supports World Health Day 2010
Posted : April 7, 2010
World Health Day (April 7) this year focuses on urbanization and health. The World Health Organization has been actively promoting the “1000 Cities, 1000 Lives” campaign (http://1000cities.who.int), and CAI-Asia has taken inspiration from this effort. To celebrate World Health Day, CAI-Asia will publish results of its survey on air quality standards in Asia publish analysis… . . Read More
Bus rapid transit systems offer effective solution for Asian cities
Posted : March 29, 2010
By the BAQ Media Team Yogyakarta, 16 December 2006. Congestion, pollution and the lack of an efficient public transport system in Indonesia’s capital, Jakarta, prompted Governor Sutiyoso to establish a US$49 million bus rapid transit (BRT) system in 2004. It has been so successful that, two years later, it is being rapidly expanded. Surveys indicate… . . Read More
Criteria for Choosing Air Quality Champions of Asia
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By BAQ media team Yogyakarta, December 15, 2006: The criteria for choosing the air quality champions of Asia were explained by Prof. Frank Murray PhD, Head of the Award Committee of the BAQ 2006, today. Prof. Murray, an Associate Professor in Environmental Science at Murdoch University, Perth, Australia, said that the criteria included having vision… . . Read More
CAI-Asia Participates in Yogya Revival!
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By BAQ media team Yogyakarta, December 15, 2006: The Clean Air Initiative for Asian Cities (CAI-Asia) handed over funds today for Yogyakarta’s reconstruction and rehabilitation effort following the earthquake disaster last May. The funds, raised by participants during the Better Air Quality (BAQ) Workshop 2006 here, were given to Gadjah Mada University (GMU), which will… . . Read More
Meralco vs climate change: Greening the distribution utility through ‘Clean Fleet’ management
Posted : December 6, 2009
Link (URL): The Philippine Star Date: Sun, 2009-12-06 As the effects of climate change have become more evident and destructive as witnessed by recent calamities brought about by massive typhoons, various groups and companies have initiated ‘green’ projects that can help reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. With this, major utility company Me-ralco is now driving… . . Read More
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