• Biodiesel curbs 160,000 kg of carbon emissions 2019-07-07 11:52

    Biodiesel curbs 160,000 kg of carbon emissions

    TEHRAN – The first phase of the scheme on using biodiesel in Tehran bus transport fleet which was piloted some three years ago, has resulted in reduction of carbon emissions by 160,000 kilograms, Mehr news agency reported on Saturday.

  • New scheme cuts Tehran’s traffic congestion by 35% 2019-06-30 20:28

    New scheme cuts Tehran’s traffic congestion by 35%

    TEHRAN – The newly launched traffic scheme has reduced traffic jam by 30-35 percent in the capital, Mardan Heidari, an official with traffic and transport affairs at Tehran Municipality has announced.

  • Iranian researchers estimate dioxins, furans emissions 2019-05-18 22:51

    Iranian DOE succeeded in monitoring dioxin, furan emissions

    TEHRAN – Dioxin and furan, highly toxic persistent organic pollutants, have been sampled for the first time in an attempt by experts, head of environmental pollutants monitoring office at the Department of Environment (DOE) said.

  • LEZ scheme cuts black carbon in Tehran air by 44% 2019-02-07 00:56

    LEZ scheme cuts black carbon in Tehran air by 44%

    TEHRAN – The low emission zone (LEZ) scheme, mandating vehicle inspection, to reduce emissions which went into effect in the capital three months ago, has led to a 44 percent decline in black carbon emission, ISNA reported on Tuesday.

  • Tehran air pollution incurs annual loss of $2.8b 2019-01-31 00:42

    Tehran air pollution incurs annual loss of $2.8b

    TEHRAN – Air pollution brings heavy economic burden amounting to $2.8 billion for the Iranian capital, Tehran, head of the national working group for air pollution mitigation affiliated to the Department of Environment (DOE) has announced.

  • A mine construction site in Rudbar, northern province of Gilan 2018-02-20 18:56

    Law adopted on selling national land area may endanger environment

    TEHRAN — The recently-approved law on selling national land area will seriously endanger the environment and jeopardize the integrity of the protected areas, according to the Forests, Range and Watershed Management Organization.

  • air pollution 2017/10/25

    By Maryam Qarehgozlou

    Flouting the law aggravating air pollution, killing thousands

    TEHRAN —The winter is coming and once more days of choking smog are awaiting city dwellers in metropolises of Iran.

  • vehicle inspection 2017-07-24 09:12

    Vehicle inspection system becomes stricter

    TEHRAN – Cars are now being checked up stricter in vehicle inspection centers across the country with a focus on catalyst inspection and emissions control, the deputy chief of Iran’s Department of Environment said.

  • 12 MQ-2.jpg 2016-10-02 18:30

    Energy minister warns of failing to fulfil Paris climate deal commitments

    TEHRAN — Iranian Energy Minister Hamid Chitchian has voiced concerns over any probable failure in fulfilling Paris climate deal commitments, saying that it would face the country with sanctions even tougher than the nuclear sanctions.