The latest news about air pollution
The air quality index in Tehran has hit 137, falling within the 101 to 150 range, which is considered unhealthy for sensitive groups.
Iran’s Meteorological Organization has said people in industrial and densely populated cities will see an increase in the concentration of air pollutants and a decrease in air quality.
Reports indicate the Iranian capital, Tehran, has experienced clean air for only two days since late March, 2021.
The Iranian president says having a healthy environment is a social right and one of the fundamental principles of citizens’ rights, but environmental problems imperil social health and security.
The Iranian president says the new strain of the coronavirus identified in the UK, the cold season and air pollution are three alarming dangers which should be seriously considered.
The ambassadors of France, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Germany along with Pirouz Hanachi, the mayor of Tehran, used their bicycles on Tuesday on the occasion of World Car-Free Day.
Iran’s energy minister says the country plans to electrify motorcycles in metropolises as part of a technical-economic program to reduce air pollution.
All kindergartens, schools, and universities of Tehran and some other Iranian cities have been shut down on Saturday because of heavy air pollution.
Researchers at the University of Tehran have managed to identify and introduce native plants that can be used in refining the contaminated soil of oil-rich Gachsaran County in southern Iran.
A working group tasked with reviving Iran’s Lake Urmia has started to grow two types of plants to save the region from salt particles.
A bike-sharing start-up was officially launched in the Iranian capital Tehran on Tuesday, in a move that city officials hope would help ease problems in the densely-populated, highly polluted city.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has ordered the foreign ministry to get in touch with Iraqi officials for extinguishing the wildfire at Hoor al-Azim lagoon at the Iraqi border, south-west of Iran.
The news is filled with stories about people who have been able to overcome the battle of addiction. Though these stories are inspirational, few of them match Mohammad's story; an addict who stopped taking drugs after 20 years and became a cyclist travelling around the country.
An Iranian entrepreneur has donated thousands of palm tree saplings to the villagers of Khuzestan Province in the country’s southwest in a bid to help the people cope with the severe dust pollution hitting the region.
An Iranian lawmaker has warned about the destruction of regional ecosystem by Turkey’s GAP (South Eastern Anatolian) Project, saying that the dam construction project is a Zionist plot.
Automobiles are regarded as capital goods in Iran as they are expensive and at the same time economical to maintain.
Based on a contract signed on Monday, Japan is to run a joint project with Iran to decrease air pollution in the Iranian capital, Tehran.
UN Under-Secretary General Shamshad Akhtar, who is also the Executive Secretary of the UN’s Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), has held talks with Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Tehran.