EghtesadOnline: Startups could help combat air pollution by developing sensors and control systems, the deputy for renewable energy at the Vice Presidency for Science and Technology said.
EghtesadOnline: In a bid to curb air pollution in cities, the government in collaboration with local banks and carmakers introduced a taxi renovation scheme in 2016 named Nosazi.
EghtesadOnline: Iran has ramped up the distribution of cleaner-burning gasoline in recent years, but wide-scale supplies of low-quality diesel and loose environmental regulations are holding back efforts to rein in persistent air pollution in big cities.
EghtesadOnline: As part of a drive to protect the environment and curb air pollution in the fossil fuel industry, petrochemical complexes and refining industries are being equipped with online pollution control systems, director of the Comprehensive Monitoring Office at the Department of Environment said.
EghtesadOnline: Instead of expanding roads and highways in Iran’s metropolitan areas, there has to be an increase in the cost of utilizing the existing roads, tunnels, highways and parking spaces.
EghtesaadOnline: Tehran's environmental chief said fuel demand in the capital city is nearly twice that of Turkey, underscoring a series of measures to help ease air pollution in the sprawling city.
EghtesadOnline: Tehran Police will equip its car fleet with eco-friendly vehicles to help protect the environment and curb air pollution.
EghtesadOnline: Euro-4 standard gasoline is being sold in 40 Iranian cities, the environmental chief said on Wednesday, stressing that using natural gas as feedstock in petrochemical and power plants instead of mazut has notably decreased air pollution and its associated illnesses such as asthma.
EghtesadOnline: The Iranian government is moving to replace aging vehicles in its cargo truck fleet to cap fuel consumption and help contain the country's worsening air pollution.
EghtesadOnline: The mechanisms of economic development in Iran are not focused on reduction of air pollution.