climate change

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  • Rome 2021-10-08 21:27

    Iranian parliamentary team visits Rome for climate conference

    TEHRAN – A parliamentary delegation from Iran visited Rome, Italy, to attend the preparatory meeting of UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26), IRNA reported on Friday.

  • Are Iran's actions sufficient for adapting to climate change? 2021-09-08 18:09

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Are Iran's actions sufficient for adapting to climate change?

    TEHRAN – Climate change has been a major environmental concern for decades, and international agreements have required countries, including Iran, to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and use fossil fuels. However, some experts believe that our country's actions in this area have been insufficient.

  • Iran working with Green Climate Fund 2021-09-06 19:18

    Iran working with Green Climate Fund under FAO support

    TEHRAN – The Department of Environment (DOE) is working with the United Nations Green Climate Fund (GCF), under the auspices of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), to reduce the effects of climate change.

  • تغییر اقلیم 2021-08-21 16:35

    Development plans in Iran should meet climate change goals: UNESCAP

    TEHRAN - Arid and semi-arid countries, like Iran, should prepare plans for social and economic development based on the climate change goals, Mostafa Mohaghegh, a senior official at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), has said.

  • Caspian Sea states to hold conference on climate change 2021-07-03 17:28

    Caspian Sea states to hold conference on climate change

    TEHRAN – The “Scientific Conference on Climate Change in the Caspian Sea Region” will be held virtually from October 27 to 28, with representatives from the littoral states in attendance.

  • Airborne imagery to study climate change in Hyrcanian forests 2021-04-11 17:02

    Airborne imagery to study climate change in Hyrcanian forests

    TEHRAN – The Forests, Range, and Watershed Management Organization has carried out aerial surveys on Hyrcanian forests using technological advances to identify the effects of climate change, ILNA reported on Sunday.

  • ساعت زمین 2021-03-27 11:16

    By Mehdi Garshasbi

    Earth Hour 2021: stop taking nature for granted

    Earth Hour is an annual tradition in which people switch off their lights to spread awareness about sustainability and climate change.

  • Iran proposes creating intl. fund for climate change 2021-02-22 17:49

    Iran proposes creating intl. fund for climate change

    TEHRAN – Iran has proposed setting up an international fund to tackle climate change and taxing all countries in proportion to their share of environmental pollution, IRNA reported on Monday.

  • FAO takes step to support green projects in Iran 2020-12-14 19:30

    FAO takes step to support green projects in Iran

    TEHRAN – The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), supports Iran to enhance capabilities to adapt and mitigate climate change, providing a training opportunity for Iranian experts.

  • Cities to be classified for climate change impact 2020-12-11 18:38

    Cities to be classified for climate change impact

    TEHRAN –Cities across the country are to be classified in terms of feeling the impact of climate change so that solutions will be presented for cities experiencing more changes in temperature.

  • Tehran to host Climathon 2020 2020-11-16 18:17

    Tehran to host Climathon 2020

    TEHRAN – Tehran Municipality plans to hold online programs in line with Climathon 2020 on November 20- December 1, looking for optimal solutions for issues such as climate change and global warming.

  • World Earth Day: online seminar to convene global climate change experts 2020-04-20 22:00

    World Earth Day: online seminar to convene global climate change experts

    TEHRAN – The Institute of Environmental Science and Technology, affiliated to the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO), will host international environment experts in an online seminar on April 21-23.

  • Iran climate: wet spell or still short of rain? 2020-04-14 19:06

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Iran climate: wet spell or still short of rain?

    TEHRAN – While some experts claim that Iran has entered a period of the wet spell after experiencing dry spells over the past few decades, some others highly reject the claim implying that the country faced a lack of rain by 50mm over the past 5 decades.

  • Aramco 2020-01-03 14:30

    By Salman Parviz

    Riyadh’s Aramco struggle

    On the surface Aramco’s blockbuster IPO might seem like a sure bet. But investors who are looking to put their money into world’s most profitable company have to factor a number of risks before rolling the dice.

  • Mohammad Javad Zarif 2019-12-15 19:30

    Can security be purchased? Zarif asks at Doha Forum

    Security, just like climate change, does not know borders: Zarif

    TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday that security, just like climate change, does not know borders and is indivisible.

  • A view of the 4000-year-old Abarkouh cypress in central Iran 2019-11-27 21:27

    Some 2,000 old trees identified so far in Iran

    TEHRAN – Some 2,000 old trees have so far been identified across Iran, which are deemed as reliable sources for proving history of the ancient land in terms of climate change, environment and geology.

  • Tehran hosting international, regional conference on climate change 2019-11-18 16:24

    Tehran hosting international, regional conference on climate change

    TEHRAN – The sixth international, regional conference on climate change opened in Tehran on Monday with the participation of representatives from World Meteorological Organization and several countries.

  • Iranian environmentalists to plant 1 billion trees in 5 years 2019-11-17 23:14

    Iranian environmentalists to plant 1 billion trees in 5 years

    TEHRAN – As long as deforestation is haunting the country, environmentalists have decided to join hands and plant one billion trees during the next five years, IRNA news agency reported on Saturday.

  • Meeting of ECO heads of meteorological organizations held in Tehran  2019-11-12 18:26

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Meeting of ECO heads of meteorological organizations held in Tehran 

    TEHRAN – The 3rd meeting of heads of meteorological organizations of Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) member states held in Tehran on Tuesday.

  • Donald Trump 2019-11-12 11:09

    By Hamed Khani

    Consequences of U.S. formal exit from Paris climate pact: More isolation globally

    TEHRAN - The U.S. has formally begun to exit the Paris climate agreement. Regardless of whether or not the Paris Agreement is legally binding, the U.S. has committed to cut 26-28% of its greenhouse gas emissions by 2025 from 2005 levels, and donate three billion dollars to poor countries by 2020.

  • FAO warn of climate change impacts on land use, food security in Asia-Pacific 2019-10-29 18:45

    FAO warn of climate change impacts on land use, food security in Asia-Pacific

    Asia’s vast landmass and growing cities are warming faster than the global average and that will have a disproportional impact on food security and livelihoods for billions of people across the region, FAO and its UN partners warned today.

  • Challenges facing Iran to become resilient against disasters 2019-10-13 11:52

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Challenges facing Iran to become resilient against disasters

    TEHRAN – Having tackled over 34 out of 41 natural disasters identified worldwide, Iran is among the top countries most prone to natural disasters. Therefore, risk reduction and resilience is widely recognized emphasizing the need for making cities resilient to disasters. But what are the challenges on its way?

  • ‘Maximum pressure’ has produced ‘maximum resistance’, says Iran’s Araqchi 2019-10-11 22:53

    Iran says ready to cooperate with intl. bodies to decrease climate change consequences

    TEHRAN – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyed Abbas Araqchi on Friday affirmed that Iran is firm to cooperate with international-regional organizations to narrow down the side-effects of climate change.

  • Tehran facing serious risks of natural disasters 2019-08-14 17:26

    Tehran facing serious risks of natural disasters

    TEHRAN – Three natural disasters are threatening the capital city of Tehran, which is very vulnerable due to holding a great share of rundown areas, Reza Karami, head of Tehran Disaster Mitigation and Management Organization has announced.

  • ‘More natural disasters on the way to Iran; think of a solution’ 2019-08-10 19:20

    ‘More natural disasters on the way to Iran; think of a solution’

    TEHRAN – More natural disasters caused by climate change will occur in Iran which needs to be tackled urgently; so, think of a solution, Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana, the Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific (ESCAP), has said.

  • FAO, DOE launch joint program to access Green Climate Fund 2019-08-07 10:35

    FAO, DOE launch joint program to access Green Climate Fund

    The Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in collaboration with the Department of Environment (DOE) held the Inception Workshop of the “Green Climate Fund (GCF) Readiness Programme” that aims to strengthen the country’s capacity to access climate finance to implement its commitments to reducing emission and strengthening resilience.

  • Will unprecedented heat hit Iranian cities by 2050? 2019-07-17 20:46

    By Faranak Bakhtiari

    Will unprecedented heat hit Iranian cities by 2050?

    TEHRAN – A new study reveals that how 520 major cities worldwide might face unprecedented climate conditions by 2050, including the Iranian capital city of Tehran which could feel as warm as San Bernardino and California in the United States.

  • Iran, France discuss enhanced environmental co-op 2019-07-10 11:04

    Iran, France discuss enhanced environmental co-op

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Department of Environment (DOE) chief, Issa Kalantari, and France’s ambassador to Iran, Philippe Thiebaud, discussed increased cooperation on environmental issues during a meeting held in Tehran on Monday.

  • Corals bleaching, choking in Persian Gulf 2019/05/21

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Corals bleaching, choking in Persian Gulf

    TEHRAN — Worldwide corals are either bleaching or choking and eventually dying and the Persian Gulf is not an exception, but what are the main threats and how is it possible to counter the threats?

  • A blessing in disguise: Benefits of flood in Iran’s capital 2019-04-30 12:18

    A blessing in disguise: Benefits of flood in Iran’s capital

    TEHRAN — Some officials believe that the long-term advantages of a probable flood in Iran’s capital, Tehran, outweigh its disastrous effects.