EghtesadOnline: As the world heats up, converting to energy-efficient cooling systems is a major way to curb greenhouse gas emissions and limit climate change, according to a new report from the UN Environment Programme and the International Energy Agency.
EghtesadOnline: The increasing number of dilapidated vehicles plying the streets, ineffective remedial schemes, inefficient urban management and climate change effects have made living and breathing in an expanding and highly polluted metropolis like Tehran very difficult.
EghtesadOnline: Approximately 2,400 devastating floods have hit Iran over the last 50 centuries. The deluge has claimed thousands of lives and caused up to $731 billion in damages.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s Foreign Ministry is ready to offer diplomatic aid to help efforts aimed at controlling climate change and addressing its security, economic and social impacts, a top Iranian diplomat said.
EghtesadOnline: Research conducted by Yazd University for the Majlis Research Center shows that climate change will convert semi-arid regions in the central plateau to arid zones and water shortages in both areas will exacerbate sooner than had been expected.
EghtesadOnline: Iran registered 293 millimeters of rainfall since the beginning of the current water year in September. Precipitation in nearly 7 months rose 200% compared to the same period last year, and 65% over and above the annual average registered over the past half century.
EghtesadOnline: A new analysis rules out the worst case scenario. But without radical change, we’re still in plenty of danger.
EghtesadOnline: Pope Francis implicitly criticized the United States on Monday for pulling out of the Paris agreement on climate change, praising it as a means to control the devastating effects of global warming.
EghtesadOnline: Leaders from the world's leading economies broke with U.S. President Donald Trump on climate policy at a G20 summit on Saturday, in a rare public admission of disagreement and blow to multilateral cooperation.