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Since 2002, BAQ Conferences have been bringing government, civil society, academe, private sector and international development agencies together to discuss how to improve air quality management in Asian cities. This year's conference theme, Air Quality in a Changing Climate, focuses on embracing a 'co-benefits approach' to integrate air quality management with climate change management.

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Published BAQ Articles

China News

  • The General Assembly of the Asian City Development Strategy BAQ2010: Reduce air pollution, climate change concerns (in Chinese)
  • What are the challenges to improve air quality in Asia? (in Chinese)
  • Indonesia News

  • Gelembung Emisi Negeri Singa (page 14)
  • Modernisasi Bersih ala Big Apple (page 15)
  • Demonstran Timbel untuk Jakarta (page 22)
  • Nepal News

  • Kathmandu city moderate in air quality
  • Philippines News

  • Rapid growth of Asian cities worsens pollution
  • Low carbon transport system key to a green growth future
  • Manila one of five Asian cities with 'good' air quality
  • Clean air ‘scorecard’ to determine pollution level in Metro Manila
  • Green living makes Singapore a liveable city
  • Asian countries urged to clean the air
  • Dissecting air quality and climate change impacts in Asia
  • Singapore News

  • Singapore outlines efforts to achieve air quality
  • New moves to keep air pollution in check
  • Air here 'mostly clean in the last 40 years'
  • Change in the air for pollution index?
  • Indexes measure different particles
  • Carbon Pricing: Good First Step on Long Road
  • Study on Impact of Ship Emissions
  • Sri Lanka News

  • http://www.lakbima.lk/archive/last_18_10_10/index.htm (in Sinhala)
  • Vietnam News

  • Particulate Pollution Directly Impacts on Human Health
  • http://www.tienphong.vn/Gioi-Tre/518269/Nhiet-huyet-vi-khong-khi-sach-du... (in Vietnamese)
  • http://www.tienphong.vn/Khoa-Giao/Moi-Truong/518150/Nhieu-do-thi-chau-A-... (in Vietnamese)
  • http://www.vfej.vn/vn/chi_tiet/26575/nhieu_do_thi_chau_a_chim_trong_khi_ban (in Vietnamese)
  • World News

  • ADB's Clean Air Scorecard to Help Asia Reduce Air Pollution
  • ADB's Clean Air Scorecard to Help Asia Reduce Air Pollution
  • A&WMA Joins Clean Air Initiative for Asian Cities to Promote Stationary Source Air Quality Standards at BAQ 2010


  • BAQ News Releases

  • 9 November 2010:Turning Asian Cities into Livable Cities Emphasized During BAQ
  • 9 November 2010:Clean Air Scorecard Trigger Action for 8 Cities
  • 6 November 2010:New York Shares Experience with Asia at BAQ
  • 18 October 2010:Clean Air at Mega-Events in BAQ 2010
  • Learning Event on Financing Sustainable Urban Transport for BAQ 2010
  • A&WMA Joins Clean Air Initiative for Asian Cities to Promote Stationary Source Air Quality Standards at BAQ 2010
  • Search for Asia's Clean Air Champion is Now On!


  • BAQ Announcements

    1. Port and Shipping Emissions (Breakout Session)
    2. Get a Special Pass for BAQ 2010!
    3. Call for Applications: Student Volunteers for BAQ Secretariat
    4. Achieving the Goals of the Bangkok 2020 Declaration (Breakout Session)
    5. Click for Clean Air: Photo Contest for Better Air Quality: Contest Closed
    6. Kong Ha Award 2010
    7. Call for Abstracts: Now Closed

    8. For media inquiries, please contact baq2010@cai-asia.org




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