BEIJING, CHINA (April 13, 2018) – In 2015, more than half of the Chinese population was exposed to unhealthy air, and around
Tags: air quality
- projectWRI China is supporting Beijing in the city’s implementation of an innovative low-emission zone to reduce air pollution and associated public health costs, among other effects.
- projectAssisting local and national governments to develop a pipeline of feasible, bankable projects and strengthen regional networks.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 3.7 million premature deaths resulted from outdoor air pollution in 2012. A major share of this air pollution comes from vehicle emissions in cities.
- projectTransforming Cities for All
According to the Beijing Municipal Committee of Transport (BMCT), the number of vehicles in Beijing has reached 5.591 million, with 30.99 million daily trips within the sixth ring road at the end of 2014.
Since 2005, Istanbul has been pedestrianizing select areas on the city’s Historic Peninsula. According to Assessment of the Air Quality Effects of Pedestrianization on Istanbul’s Historic Peninsula by our EMBARQ team in Turkey, these measures have significantly improved air...
- projectAccelerating the implementation of sustainable urban solutions through new business models
China’s leaders just took an important step forward for sustainable urban mobility.
Rising demand for energy worldwide is making the need for affordable, sustainable energy sources increasingly urgent.