CAI-Asia Announcements http://cleanairinitiative.org/portal/news en Bus Fuel Efficiency in India: The Road Ahead http://cleanairinitiative.org/portal/node/12186 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-news-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Wed, 2013-12-04</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><break><br /> <div align=center> <a href="http://cleanairinitiative.org/portal/sites/default/files/p1200126_0.jpg"><img src="http://cleanairinitiative.org/portal/sites/default/files/p1200126_0.jpg" width="550" weight=600" /></a></div></break></p> <div align =center></div> <p><break> </break></p> <p><a href="http://cleanairinitiative.org/portal/node/12186" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Fuel economy India Delhi Spotlight Announcements Thu, 05 Dec 2013 05:24:24 +0000 ritchie anne rono 12186 at http://cleanairinitiative.org/portal Clean Air Partnership for Bangladesh http://cleanairinitiative.org/portal/FkNorthSouth <div class="field field-type-date field-field-news-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Fri, 2013-10-25</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><break></break></p> <div align =center><a href="http://cleanairinitiative.org/portal/sites/default/files/dscn0224.jpg"><img src="http://cleanairinitiative.org/portal/sites/default/files/dscn0224.jpg" width="600" weight=600" /></a><cite>Partners and participants of the first round of exchange among Clean Air Asia, BUET and NILU</cite></div> <p><a href="http://cleanairinitiative.org/portal/FkNorthSouth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Project/Program Air quality management (AQM) Bangladesh Southeast Asia Spotlight Announcements Wed, 30 Oct 2013 11:42:47 +0000 cathy.hita@cleanairasia.org 12136 at http://cleanairinitiative.org/portal Leading Corporations Join Forces to Tackle Freight Emissions in Asia http://cleanairinitiative.org/portal/node/12107 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-news-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Thu, 2013-10-17</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>PR Newswire</p> <p>SINGAPORE, Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Global leading corporations launched Green Freight Asia, a non-profit association of manufacturers, freight logistics companies and carriers to advance green freight efforts that promote greenhouse gas- and fuel-efficient freight transportation and decrease air pollution in Asia.</p> <p>(Logo: <a href="http://www.prnasia.com/sa/2013/10/16/20131016132208292973.jpg" title="http://www.prnasia.com/sa/2013/10/16/20131016132208292973.jpg">http://www.prnasia.com/sa/2013/10/16/20131016132208292973.jpg</a> )</p> <p><a href="http://cleanairinitiative.org/portal/node/12107" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Freight and logistics India Asia Spotlight Announcements Fri, 18 Oct 2013 07:29:46 +0000 cathy.hita@cleanairasia.org 12107 at http://cleanairinitiative.org/portal Bicycle Sharing Launched in Pasig City http://cleanairinitiative.org/portal/node/12100 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-news-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Mon, 2013-09-30</span> </div> </div> </div> <p><break><br /> <div align=center> <a href="http://cleanairinitiative.org/portal/sites/default/files/_1070721_1.jpg"><img src="http://cleanairinitiative.org/portal/sites/default/files/_1070721_1.jpg" width="550" weight=600" /></a></div></break></p> <div align =center><cite>Pasig City now hosts a Tutubi bicycle-sharing station which was launched in partnership with the Asian Development Bank and Clean Air Asia.</cite></div> <p><break> </break></p> <p><a href="http://cleanairinitiative.org/portal/node/12100" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News NMT-Cycling Non-motorized transport (NMT) Philippines Asia Pasig, Philippines Spotlight Announcements Sun, 29 Sep 2013 13:11:23 +0000 ritchie anne rono 12100 at http://cleanairinitiative.org/portal China to Tackle Air Pollution with a New Action Plan http://cleanairinitiative.org/portal/node/12066 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-news-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Fri, 2013-09-13</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>China’s State Council released its Action Plan for Air Pollution Prevention and Control (Action Plan) on 12 September 2013 , eight months after the widely-reported air pollution episode that occurred in the January 2013, which covered one-sixth of China’s territory. The Action Plan sets the road map for air pollution and control for the next five years in China with a focus on three key regions – Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei area (Jing-Jin-Ji), Yangtze River Delta (YRD) and Pearl River Delta (PRD).</p> <p><a href="http://cleanairinitiative.org/portal/node/12066" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Article Air quality management (AQM) P.R. China Asia Spotlight Announcements Fri, 13 Sep 2013 11:50:17 +0000 Mingming Liu 12066 at http://cleanairinitiative.org/portal Clean Air Asia to media: mitigate climate change, do not adapt to air pollution http://cleanairinitiative.org/portal/node/12054 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-news-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Fri, 2013-08-23</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>A seminar series on “Building Critical Mass Awareness of Climate Change – Engaging Media, Advertising and Entertainment Sectors” is currently being organized by the Asian Development Bank’s Redraw The Line - No Impact Project and the Asia-Pacific Media Alliance for Social Awareness. The first of the series kicked off at the ADB Headquarters last August 22, just a day after Manila was hit by Tropical Storm Trami and suffered severe flooding from monsoon rains leaving at least 17 people dead and over one million people affected. </p> <p><a href="http://cleanairinitiative.org/portal/node/12054" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Impacts-Health Asia Spotlight Announcements Sat, 07 Sep 2013 15:10:41 +0000 ritchie anne rono 12054 at http://cleanairinitiative.org/portal CALL FOR CITIES: SOLUTIONS (Sharing Opportunities for Low carbon Urban transporTatION) http://cleanairinitiative.org/portal/node/12011 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-news-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Thu, 2013-08-22</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>The European SOLUTIONS (Sharing Opportunities for Low carbon Urban transporTatION) project on innovative and green urban transport solutions, is calling for cities from Europe, Asia, Latin America and the Mediterranean, to become involved in the project's innovation activities as leading, take-up or training city. </p> <p>Clean Air Asia, as part of the consortium partners that will be implementing the SOLUTIONS project, is encouraging cities, particularly in Asia, to take part in this unique opportunity to share experiences and knowledge with other cities from the globe.</p> <p><a href="http://cleanairinitiative.org/portal/node/12011" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Article Vehicle emissions Philippines Asia announcements Announcements Thu, 22 Aug 2013 09:18:21 +0000 cathy.hita@cleanairasia.org 12011 at http://cleanairinitiative.org/portal IADB Promotes use of TEEMP in Latin America and Caribbean http://cleanairinitiative.org/portal/node/11989 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-news-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Thu, 2013-08-08</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>A publication on “Mitigation Strategies and Accounting Methods for Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Transportation” released this June 2013 by the Inter American Development Bank (IADB) promotes the use of the <a href="http://cleanairinitiative.org/portal/projects/TEEMP">Transport Emissions Evaluation Models for Projects (TEEMP)</a> for quantifying greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction from mitigation activities in transportation in the Latin America and Caribbean region.</p> <p><a href="http://cleanairinitiative.org/portal/node/11989" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Greenhouse gases (GHGs) Latin America Spotlight Announcements Thu, 08 Aug 2013 07:12:31 +0000 cathy.hita@cleanairasia.org 11989 at http://cleanairinitiative.org/portal Stakeholders gather at 5th Annual Clean Air Forum on advancing air quality management in the Philippines http://cleanairinitiative.org/portal/5thCleanAirForumPressRelease <div class="field field-type-date field-field-news-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Fri, 2013-07-26</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>MANILA - More than 150 environmental stakeholders from the government, private sector, civil society groups, academe, and media group gathered at the Eastwood Richmonde Hotel in Quezon City last July 11 and 12 to discuss how to further advance the country’s air quality management through the development and implementation of clean air plans and wider stakeholder engagement.</p> <p><a href="http://cleanairinitiative.org/portal/5thCleanAirForumPressRelease" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Article Transport demand management (TDM) Philippines Asia Metro Manila, Philippines Spotlight Announcements Mon, 29 Jul 2013 08:39:42 +0000 Mylene G. Cayetano 11973 at http://cleanairinitiative.org/portal Clean Air Asia highlights greening the freight sector at the 5th China Commercial Vehicle Summit http://cleanairinitiative.org/portal/node/11952 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-news-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Fri, 2013-07-19</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>Robert Earley, Transport Program Manager of Clean Air Asia, is the keynote speaker at the 5th China Commercial Vehicle Summit held in Jinan, Shandong Province last July 11 to 12 emphasizing on effective programs and activities for emission reductions from trucks and logistics sector in Asia. </p> <p>“This conference is demonstrating the change in thinking by Chinese truck manufacturers and suppliers as they turn toward the global market, and makes clear the challenges and opportunities they face", Robert Earley said during the conference. </p> <div align=center> </div><p><a href="http://cleanairinitiative.org/portal/node/11952" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Article Freight and logistics Fuel economy Ports and shipping Sustainable transport Vehicle emissions P.R. China Asia Jinan, P.R. China Spotlight Announcements Tue, 23 Jul 2013 07:34:09 +0000 ritchie anne rono 11952 at http://cleanairinitiative.org/portal