Environment

Covering everything to do with important green issues and the challenges of sustainable development. Stories, opinion, and reports.

Dangerous Level of Air Pollution Shuts Schools in Iran’s Khuzestan

Kindergartens and schools in 15 cities of Iran’s southwestern province of Khuzestan will be closed down on Saturday because of heavy dust pollution.

Photo of Iranian Man Supplicating for Rain Goes Viral

Water shortage in Iran has become so acute that people in some cities have held public prayer sessions for rain. Meanwhile, the photo of a man supplicating for rain has received more attention.  

Iran Gov’t Resolved to Implement Clean Air Law

The Clean Air Act will be enforced as soon as the regulations are prepared and approved by the Cabinet, the head of the Department of Environment declared.

Iran’s Precipitation Rate Hits Record Low in 50 Years

Iran is unprecedentedly suffering from low precipitation and experiencing a prolonged drought and hopes for active rain or snowfall across the country have been dashed.

Young Iranian Artist Launches Environmental Campaign for Children

While the Iranian capital Tehran is suffering from severe air pollution and its beauties are being covered under a thick layer of black smoke, a young artist has launched an individual campaign for children.

Schools in Tehran Closed Down after Air Pollution Reaches Alarming Level

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Authorities have been forced to shut down all nurseries and elementary schools in the Iranian Province of Tehran after air pollution reached alarming levels, a report said.

Water Resources Discovered under Earth’s Hottest Spot

Iranian researcher Amir Aghakouchak, a winner of American Geophysical Union’s prestigious Hydrology award, says he has discovered underground water resources in Lut Desert, the earth’s hottest place.

1,100 Chinese Officials Punished for Damaging Environment

More than 1,000 officials have been held responsible and punished in China for environmental damage, as China steps up efforts to fight pollution through deterrent means.
Iran Produces Nano-Absorbers to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emission

Iran Produces Nano-Absorbers to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emission

Iranian scientists from the Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST) have managed to produce a new type of nano-absorbers highly capable of diminishing the emission of greenhouse gases.
Iran Most Advanced Mideast Country inRenewable Energies: Forbes

Iran Most Advanced Mideast Country in Renewable Energies: Forbes

A report by Forbes says European firmsare pouringtheir money into renewable energy projects in Iran, which is the most advanced country in the region in terms of renewable energy development.

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