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