Tag Archives | Environment

Iran Has “Means, Will” for Environmental Protection

An under-secretary-general of the United Nations lauded Iran’s “means and will” for investment in environmental protection plans on the road to sustainable development, warning against ignoring environmental costs of economic growth in many parts of Asia and the Pacific. In an op-ed article sent to Tasnim about sustainable development, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and […]

Caspian States start Neighbourhood Watch for the Environment

Caspian littoral states agree to start neighbourhood watch for the environment Littoral countries to the Caspian Sea have made a groundbreaking commitment to evaluate the likely impact that development projects will have on the environment in each other’s states. High-level representatives from Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, the Russian Federation and Turkmenistan today signed the Environment Impact […]

How an Anti-Waste Challenge went Viral in Iran

By Maysam Bizaer for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. With annual waste generation of more than 16 million tons and over 60 million tons of construction waste, Iran is said to be among the top 10 consumers of plastic in the world with more […]

National Strategic Plan to combat Climate Change

Iran launches its first National Strategic Plan to step up the battle against climate change Iran has launched a national strategic plan aimed at helping the country to adapt and mitigate to risks from climate change. The plan, developed in line with the Kyoto Protocol on reducing greenhouse gas emissions and the Paris Agreement to combat climate change, will […]

Iran wants more Int’l Cooperation on Environment

By Barbara Slavin, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Environment Official says Iran looking for more International Cooperation Faced with mounting environmental challenges, Iran is implementing an ambitious program to reduce greenhouse gases and restore dried wetlands, but it would benefit from more international […]

Iran, France Discuss Environmental Partnership

Masoumeh Ebtekar, Iran’s vice president and head of the Environmental Protection Organization, and France’s ecology minister discussed environmental partnerships between the two countries during a meeting in Tehran. Ebtekar and Segolene Royal reached an agreement on several joint projects in the fields of energy, water shortages and pollution during the meeting held in the Iranian […]