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Better Air Quality (BAQ) 2008
was held in Bangkok, Thailand
12-14 November 2008

Asia in General
Featured Documents
Brunei's Air Quality Still Affected By Haze

The air quality in Brunei continues to be affected by the prevalent hotspots in neighbouring countries with the prevailing South Westerly wind.

Third International School on Atmospheric Brown Clouds (ABC)

4-7 December 2008, Kathmandu, Nepal

Season, Sex, Age, and Education as Modifiers of the Effects of Outdoor Air Pollution on Daily Mortality in Shanghai, China: The Public Health and Air Pollution in Asia (PAPA) Study (2008)

Environmental Health Perspectives Volume 116, Number 9, September 2008

The Public Health and Air Pollution in Asia (PAPA) Project: Estimating the Mortality Effects of Particulate Matter in Bangkok, Thailand

Environmental Health Perspectives Volume 116, Number 9, September 2008

Asian Cities Back Climate-friendly Future

Asian cities last Thursday agreed to address climate change and to join forces to become climate-friendly beacons within the region.

Workshop to learn from Indonesia experiences in clean air communication campaigns

By Nguyen Hoang Yen, VCAP

Asia-Pacific Regional Civil Society Meeting and global climate change issue

By Nguyen Hoang Yen, VCAP

CAI-Asia Center at India Urban Space 2007 Workshop

By Aurora Fe Ables, Transport Specialist, CAI-Asia Center

SUMA holds bilateral meetings and program coordination forum in Ahmedabad, India

By Aurora Fe Ables, Transport Specialist, CAI-Asia Center

Indonesia MoE Formally Announces BAQ 2006 and Governmental Meeting on Urban Air Quality

MoE Exectutive Secretary Arief Yuwono speaks at 9th Informal ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Environment

Comparison of Ambient Air Quality Standards in Selected Cities/Countries in Asia with US, WHO and EU Guidelines

CAI-Asia Keeping Track of Clean Air Commitments by 11 Countries

BAQ 2004 allows local country networks the opportunity to formulate specific AQM goals

Air Quality in Asian Cities

Briefing paper and graphs, compiled by CAI-Asia

Benchmarking Study on Air Quality Management Capability in Selected Asian Cities (Aug 2004)

An assessment of AQM capabilities of twenty-three cities in Asia

Emission Standards in Asia

New vehicle (light duty), in-use vehicles (gasoline and diesel), and motorcycle standards

Special Report 15: Health Effects of Outdoor Air Pollution in Developing Countries of Asia (May 2004)

Health Effects Institute

CDM Country Guides

CDM Country Guides is a series of manuals on CDM project development for Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Thailand developed by IGES. These guidebooks aim at facilitating CDM project developments in Asia by providing essential information to both project developers and potential investors.

A Handbook for Socio-economic Impact Assessment (SEIA)

This handbook is based on the PhD dissertation work of Anvita Arora, titled "Socio-Economic Impact Assessment (SEIA) Methodology for Urban Transport Projects: Case Study Delhi Metro", carried out under the supervision of Dr. Geetam Tiwari, both being the co-authors of this handbook.

Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Overview

Overall, more Asian cities are now planning or building BRT Systems than rail-based systems

Addressing Climate Change and the CDM: The Philippine Initiative

By Ma. Gerarda Asuncion D. Merilo

Available documents
Events in 2004
EventDate and Venue
4th UITP Asia-Pacific Congress/ UITP International Bus Conference/ UITP Asia-Pacific Mobility and City Transport Exhibition24-28 October 2004, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
14th Asia-Pacific Seminar on Climate Change21-24 September 2004, Sydney, Australia
PSUTA International Brainstorming Towards a Strategic Framework on Sustainable Urban Transport2 Sep 2004, Field Trip and Informal Gathering; 3-4 Sep 2004, Official Workshop at Melia Hanoi Hotel, Viet Nam
Review of methods for monitoring PM10 and PM2.511-12 October 2004 Berlin, Germany
First Coordination Meeting of Regional Air Quality Management Programs and Initiatives16 June 2004, Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit, 250 Sukhumvit Road, Bangkok, Thailand
HEI Annual Conference 20042-4 May 2004, Hyatt Regency, Boston, Massachusetts
Asia Region Climate and Energy Workshop16-17 March 2004, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Events in 2003
EventDate and Venue
Better Air Quality (BAQ) 200317-19 December 2003, Edsa Shangri-la, Manila, Philippines
Oil Dialogue and Singapore Statement21 July 2003, Singapore
Calendar of Training Events 2003The courses listed below will be provided in English. All CATNet-Asia members are invited to attend the training, with no registration charge.
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