EghtesadOnline: The workgroup to help reduce Tehran’s air pollution met at the weekend and came up with some unsettling numbers. For instance, it said 2,529 old and dilapidated cars built three decades ago ply the overcrowded roads of the capital everyday doing a terrible job in contributing to the worsening air pollution.
EghtesadOnline: Tehran Municipality is of the opinion that electric motorbikes could be a part of the solution to the overcrowded capital’s worsening air pollution.
EghtesadOnline: Air pollution costs Iranians millions of dollars each year in deaths and diseases.
EghtesadOnline: Smart technologies, the application of Internet of Things and moves to establish smart cities can help combat major urban problems, including the suffocating air pollution and agonizing traffic congestions, the head of Tehran Municipality's Information and Communications Technology Department said.
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 Municipality signed a cooperation agreement on Monday with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to contain the capital’s air pollution for a period of four years.
EghtesadOnline: High level of air pollution in Tehran has claimed lives of 412 citizens in the October 22 to November 13 period, forcing schools in the capital city to be shutdown for the third consecutive days.