With the approval of the cabinet of ministers, no project will be allowed to be implemented across the country unless its environmental permit is issued.
Climate change, land subsidence, deforestation, and water scarcity are among the major environmental challenges in the country.
The Asia-Pacific Parliamentarians Conference on Environment and Development (APPCED) should expand its support services to the region, Somayyeh Rafiei, an Iranian MP and the vice president of the APPCED executive committee, has said.
By the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20), the houses of environment will be increased by 63 percent.
Desertification has set off alarming bells in Iran, threatening approximately 88 percent of the land nationwide.
All petrochemical companies operating in Iran have been equipped with waste management systems to minimize environmental issues, an official said.
The chief of Iran’s Department of Environment (DoE) met and held talks with Norway’s Ambassador to Tehran on environmental cooperation between the two countries.
Iran is firmly following its commitments to the Minamata Convention on Mercury and expects the convention’s directorate to comply with its obligations in the provision of facilitative grounds, a senior Iranian official said. Iranian Foreign Ministry Director General for International Peace and Security, Reza Najafi, said on Monday that Iran has a strong commitment to […]
TEHRAN – Iranian knowledge-based companies support industry and environment, vice president for science and technology has said. Sourena Sattari made the remarks during his visit to the western province of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari on Monday, IRNA reported. It is the time to pay attention to modern industries through knowledge-based companies, he said. Human resource and […]
environment Isa Kalantari, the Vice President head Iran’s Environment Department made the remarks in the Second Ministerial on Climate Action (MoCA) which was held in Brussels, Belgium on June 20-21, 2018. In part of his address to the meeting, Kalantari said that politicizing the climate conventions is against the spirit of collective agreements between world […]