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Link between Air Pollution, Early Death Stronger Than Before 27 Jun 2020

Link between Air Pollution, Early Death Stronger Than Before

A new study by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health provides the most comprehensive evidence to date of the causal link between long-term exposure to fine particulate (PM2.5) air pollution and premature death.

Air pollution linked to higher COVID-19 death rate 21 Apr 2020

Air pollution linked to higher COVID-19 death rate

High levels of air pollution may be “one of the most important contributors” to deaths from COVID-19, according to research.

Severe pollution shuts down schools in Tehran again 06 Feb 2018

Severe pollution shuts down schools in Tehran again

Schools in Tehran will be closed on Tuesday due to severe air pollution. Tehran’s Air Pollution Emergency Committee has announced as Tehran’s air pollution continues, all schools in the capital city except in Firuzkuh, Damavand and Pardis will be closed on Tuesday. Tehran Governor Mohammad Hossein Moghimi chaired the committee’s meeting. The committee comprises three […]

Senior officials to meet on Tehran pollution, earthquake 23 Dec 2017

Senior officials to meet on Tehran pollution, earthquake

TEHRAN – Heads of three branches of government – the judicial, the executive and the legislative, will hold a meeting within a month to review proposals addressing the pollution and earthquake preparedness in the cosmopolitan Tehran. A member of Parliament’s board of directors, Mohammad Ali Vakili, told reporters on Saturday that a joint strategic committee […]

Iran, Japan ink MoU to reduce air pollution in Tehran 26 Sep 2017

Iran, Japan ink MoU to reduce air pollution in Tehran

TEHRAN – Tehran Municipality and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to control air pollution in the Iranian capital. Vahid Hosseini, Managing Director of Tehran Air Quality Control Company, made the announcement explaining that the cooperation agreement aimed at boosting collaboration on scientific, educational and equipment sectors to contain the […]