The latest news about air pollution
Iran’s Leader has allowed the government to withdraw $4 billion from the National Development Fund to address a range of issues including the dust pollution engulfing the country’s southwestern provinces, a lawmaker said.
Iran has established an irrigation canal in the southwestern Khuzestan province as part of efforts to counter the menace of dust pollution hitting western and southwestern provinces bordering Iraq.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has ordered two top officials to immediately visit Khuzestan province in southwestern Iran to deal with the ongoing problem of dust pollution.
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.
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.
Plans are underway to turn millions of hectares of land across Iran into green areas to tackle dust pollution.
A UN official has highlighted Iran’s significant role as one of the pioneers in combating dust and sand storms in the Middle East.
Turkish ambassador to Tehran says despite growing protests by regional states, his country is set to press ahead with its project to build a dam on Tigris-Euphrates River.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the origins of the sand and dust storms hitting Iran are mostly based in surrounding countries, and a serious regional cooperation is needed to tackle such environmental issues.
A top UN official says the ongoing dust and particulate pollution in southwestern Iran originates from outside the country, particularly areas controlled by the ISIS terrorist group.
Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei urged Iranian authorities to defuse the dust and flood crisis in Iran’s southern regions.
Iran’s Agriculture Minister apologized to people for the dust pollution crisis which led to severe problems in southwestern province of Khuzestan, stressing that efforts are underway to cope with the issue as soon as possible.
Iranian officials and lawmakers are trying to defuse the environmental crisis in Khuzestan province, southeastern Iran, these days.
Iranian scientists at the University of Tehran have built an anti-pollution mask with an efficiency of 99%.
Iran’s Energy Minister apologized the residents of Khuzestan Province in southwestern Iran for power and water cut caused by climatic conditions.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani test-drove a domestically-manufactured electric car on the National Clean Air Day.