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Study finds CNG conversion policy in Bangladesh did result in more travel; congestion costs still half the health benefits

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Several years ago, the government of Bangladesh took took various policies to convert the petroleum vehicles on road to run on compressed natural gas (CNG), which allows both air quality improvements and energy security benefits. Earlier post.)

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AQLI: new data reveals little progress globally in reducing air pollution over the last two decades

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Nearly a quarter of the global population lives in four countries in South Asia that are among the world’s most polluted: Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Pakistan. High pollution across the entirety of Bangladesh makes it the most polluted country in the world.

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Valeo & Omega Seiki Mobility signed MoU for electric powertrains 

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Omega Seiki to develop an EV manufacturing facility in Bangladesh. It has made an announcement that it would develop an electric vehicle manufacturing facility near Dhaka, Bangladesh. The company will be registered in Bangladesh as OSM-Bangladesh. The Omega Seiki said that it would invest ?1

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Analysis finds air-quality justification for CNG vehicle conversion in developing cities, despite negative climate impact

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An analysis by a team in Bangladesh found large air quality and associated health benefits accruing to the residents of Dhaka (the capital of Bangladesh) as a result of the rapid conversion of the motor vehicle fleet to CNG. of the annual GDP of Bangladesh, “ and thus the air quality benefits are clearly large.”.

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Study finds economic losses due to health burdens caused by in-car PM2.5 exposure inversely proportional to per capita GDP

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For the study, published in the journal Environment International , the team monitored pollution hotspots in 10 global cities: Dhaka (Bangladesh); São Paulo (Brazil); Guangzhou (China); Medellín (Colombia); Cairo (Egypt); Addis Ababa (Ethiopia); Chennai (India); Sulaymaniyah (Iraq); Blantyre (Malawi); and Dar-es-Salaam (Tanzania).?.

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The Richer They Get, the More Meat They Eat

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Of all the populous nations, only Bangladesh, India, Ethiopia, and Nigeria continue to eat very little meat. In 2020, average supply rates in India and Bangladesh were still below 5 kg of carcass weight per year, per capita—a bit less than in Ethiopia.

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Study attributes significant amount of kidney disease globally to PM2.5 pollution

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Standardized ABD (attributable burden of disease) in the 10 most populated countries showed Nigeria, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and India having high ABDs, exceeding 200 incident cases of CKD per 100,000 population. YLD, YLL, and DALYs of CKD attributable to elevated PM 2.5

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Drivers from the world’s poorest cities who keep their windows down are exposed to 80% more air pollution

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In a study published in the journal Science of the Total Environment , researchers led by Surrey’s Global Center for Clean Air Research (GCARE) investigated air pollution exposure levels for commuters in 10 different global cities: Dhaka (Bangladesh); Chennai (India); Guangzhou (China); Medellín (Colombia); São Paulo (Brazil); Cairo (Egypt); Sulaymaniyah (..)

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Omega Seiki Mobility partners Forsee Power for smart EV battery solutions

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Omega Seiki Mobility had also announced that it would develop an electric vehicle manufacturing facility near Dhaka, Bangladesh. The company will be registered in Bangladesh as OSM-Bangladesh. It would invest ?1 1 billion to develop the facility.

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2018 Environmental Performance Index: Air quality top public health threat

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India and Bangladesh come in near the bottom of the rankings, with Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Nepal rounding out the bottom five. In general, high scorers exhibit long-standing commitments to protecting public health, preserving natural resources, and decoupling greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from economic activity.

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Forecast: global 3-wheeler market to grow at CAGR of 13% through 2019

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Underdeveloped countries in Africa like Nigeria, Tanzania, Mozambique and Egypt and their Asian counter parts like Nepal, Bangladesh, etc., Three-wheelers offer an efficient, quick and economical way of transportation even in the areas where buses, trucks, taxis, etc. cannot effectively penetrate.

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Pure EV dealerships in India

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It will also mark its footsteps in Bangladesh in the coming days. . Apart from the above list, the Pure EV has almost 100 dealerships including Nepal, Bhutan, Rajasthan, Noida, Jharkand, Kerala, MP, Puducherry, Uttarakhand, Bihar, West Bengal, Haryana, Jammu & Kashmir and Odisha.

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European Parliament calls for fast action to cut non-CO2 climate forcers

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A follow-up technical meeting will be hosted by Bangladesh in October, with further ministerial meetings likely in the future.

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8 development banks commit to provide more than $175B to scale up support for sustainable transport

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ADB is already supporting green transportation solutions across Asia, including low-cost electric vehicles in the Philippines, urban metrorail systems in Viet Nam, bus rapid transit systems in Mongolia and Bangladesh, and inland waterway transport in the People’s Republic of China.

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ADB Transport Forum: shift to greener transport in Asia key to global sustainability; investment of $2.5T needed by 2020

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Its sector loans are around $3 billion a year and growing, including assistance for bus rapid transit systems in Bangladesh and People’s Republic of China (PRC), as well as metro rail lines in Viet Nam.

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GSMA study indicates Bangkok could gain US$1B per year in benefits through ITS; reduced travel time, CO2 emissions and accidents

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This report is the second in a series; the first report—Building digital societies in Asia—published in June 2015, analyzes key enablers to realizing the socioeconomic benefits of digitization, focusing on the proposed plans of six key countries: Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan and Thailand.

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UN: world population is expected to reach 9.7 billion in 2050 and could peak at nearly 11 billion around 2100

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Some of the largest migratory outflows are driven by the demand for migrant workers (Bangladesh, Nepal and the Philippines) or by violence, insecurity and armed conflict (Myanmar, Syria and Venezuela).

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New phase of globalization could undermine efforts to reduce CO2 emissions

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In turn, the growth of CO 2 emissions embodied in Chinese exports has slowed or reversed, while the emissions embodied in exports, such as textiles, from less-developed regions like Vietnam and Bangladesh have surged. trillion) in 2014.

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HEI: 95%+ of world’s population live in areas of unhealthy air

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China has made initial progress, beginning to achieve air pollution declines; in contrast, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and India have experienced the steepest increases in air pollution levels since 2010. Transportation was a distant 7 th.

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Toyota Environmental Activities Grant Program accepting application for 2017 awards

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To introduce biodiversity teaching materials in Bangladesh's elementary curriculum with the intention to raise public awareness. Supporting local communities, biodiversity conservation, and watershed conservation through reforestation in West Java. Conservation International Japan. Japan Environmental Education Forum.

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Could CNG conversions be good for our health?

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There may be significant health benefits to converting our motoring fleet to compressed natural gas (CNG): as an analysis of CNG conversions in Dhaka, Bangladesh, has revealed. There has been a rapid conversion in the Bangladeshi capital following the introduction of a CNG conversion policy in 2010[.]. Latest News Green cars'

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Low-lying and other vulnerable countries calling for fast action on non-CO2 global warming pollutants

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The Parties included Micronesia and other small island nations, the Philippines, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Egypt, Congo, Nigeria, the 27 countries of the EU, as well as Japan, the US, Canada, and Mexico.

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Axial Vector and Kirloskar Oil Engines Forming JV for Mass Production of Axial-Type Engines

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The marketing rights of the joint venture company will extend to all South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries: India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Maldives, Bangladesh and Pakistan.

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UN Environment report says national GHG pledges only bring one-third of reductions needed for Paris Agreement

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Ten countries make up approximately 85% of the entire coal pipeline: China, India, Turkey, Indonesia, Vietnam, Japan, Egypt, Bangladesh, Pakistan and the Republic of Korea. These new plants could lead to additional accumulated emissions of approximately 150 Gt CO 2.

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Study Finds Indian Ocean Sea-Level Rise Threatens Coastal Areas; Climate Change Partly Responsible

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The rise—which may aggravate monsoon flooding in Bangladesh and India—could have future impacts on both regional and global climate. Sea-level rise is particularly high along the coastlines of the Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea, as well as the islands of Sri Lanka, Sumatra and Java, the authors found. The Indo-Pacific warm pool.

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Northern India Rapidly Depleting its Groundwater Due to Excessive Irrigation; Major Water Crisis Looms If Trend Continues

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It is of immediate concern to recharge the aquifers of north India, Nepal and Bangladesh through suitable management of surface water for the sustainable availability of water and the preservation of ecosystems. It could thus well be that one of the most populated areas on Earth will eventually be struggling for water. Tiwari et al.

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International study identifies 14 key measures to reduce methane and black carbon emissions; reduction in projected global mean warming of ~0.5 °C by 2050

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The south Asian countries of India, Bangladesh and Nepal would see the biggest reductions in premature deaths. Iran, Pakistan and Jordan would experience the most improvement in agricultural production. Southern Asia and the Sahel region of Africa would see the most beneficial changes to precipitation patterns. Drew Shindell, Johan C.

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Inventor of AT&T’s Datakit, the First Virtual Connection Switch, Dies at 85

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In 1969 he was tasked with helping to build transmission lines in Bangladesh that connected the country’s eastern and western electrical grids. His first assignment there was with the design and construction team for the Churchill Falls underground hydroelectric power station, in Labrador, Nfld. He and his family lived there for two years.

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Study of emissions from CNG- and gasoline-fueled autorickshaws suggests measurements and data, not assumptions, should drive policy

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The average CNG-2S vehicle emitted nearly 3 orders of magnitude (700 times) more PM than the new CNG-4S test vehicle.regulators should also consider following the example of Dhaka, Bangladesh, who banned use of two-stroke vehicles completely.

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New international Climate and Clean Air Coalition to focus on reduction of short-lived climate pollutants

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The founding coalition partners are Bangladesh, Canada, Ghana, Mexico, Sweden, and the United States, together with the UN Environment Programme (UNEP). The coalition will focus efforts on reducing black carbon, hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), and methane.

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Hadley Centre: Average 4 C Warming Could Happen Within a Human Lifetime, With Even Greater Warming in Many Regions

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Regional case studies will include Amazonia; Australia; Bangladesh; Brazil; Ethiopia; Finland; Mauritius; Siberia; Vietnam; and the monsoon region. For the UK, topics will include water scarcity, farming and forestry, and adaptation.

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Study Finds Black Carbon a Significant Factor in Melting of Himalayan Glaciers

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Menon’s study also found that black carbon affects precipitation and is a major factor in triggering extreme weather in eastern India and Bangladesh, where cyclones, hurricanes and flooding are common. Her study did not include particles that may have originated from China, also known to be a large source of black carbon.

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ADB draft report says 3B Asians could become affluent by 2050; significant challenges

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The overview of the draft report, “Asia 2050: Realizing the Asian Century,” was unveiled at ADB’s 44 th Annual Meeting in Ha Noi, Viet Nam and will be a topic of discussion among participants at the Governors’ Seminar, including the finance ministers of Bangladesh, France, India, and the Republic of Korea; the vice finance minister of the People’s (..)

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EPA report to Congress finds a strong scientific and technical foundation for mitigating black carbon emissions

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Reducing current emissions of BC may help slow the near-term rate of climate change, particularly in regions such as the Arctic. Earlier post.).

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EV Radar: May 2022

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Bangladesh. American Samoa. Antarctica. Antigua and Barbuda. Azerbaijan. Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba. Bosnia and Herzegovina. Bouvet Island. British Indian Ocean Territory.

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EV Radar: June 2022

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Bangladesh. American Samoa. Antarctica. Antigua and Barbuda. Azerbaijan. Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba. Bosnia and Herzegovina. Bouvet Island. British Indian Ocean Territory.

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Chat with Dr Nishanth, Founder PURE EV : Electric Scooter Service Focus

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One in Bangladesh being added soon. In future, Nishanth does not have any issues in sharing with banks, Pure’s internal audits related to failure rates. On the product front the ePluto 7g remains the best seller. On the dealer front, Pure now has 84 operational outlets, including one in Nepal. NCR is still pending though.

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EV Radar: April 2022

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Bangladesh. American Samoa. Antarctica. Antigua and Barbuda. Azerbaijan. Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba. Bosnia and Herzegovina. Bouvet Island. British Indian Ocean Territory.