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Schools remain closed in Tehran due to alarming air pollution

Air pollution

Officials said kindergartens, schools and high schools in Iran’s capital Tehran remained closed for a third consecutive day on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 due to heavy air pollution. Tehran Province’s Air Pollution Exigency Committee decided in a meeting on Tuesday to keep kindergartens, primary schools and high schools shut on Wednesday. The air pollution in Tehran, with over 12 million ...

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Nepal to ban vehicles older than 20 years to tackle pollution

Air pollution

Nepal will ban from the roads vehicles older than 20 years across the country in a bid to control worsening air quality and to ease traffic congestion, officials said on Tuesday, February 6, 2018. The government decision, which followed a similar campaign in the capital Kathmandu a year ago, will throw out around 5,000 ageing vehicles, including buses, trucks and ...

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Schools shut in Tehran due to alarming air pollution

Air pollution

Kindergartens, schools and high schools in Iran’s capital Tehran will remain closed for a third consecutive day on Wednesday due to heavy air pollution, local media reported on Tuesday, December 19, 2017. Local media reported that Tehran Province’s Air Pollution Exigency Committee decided in a meeting on Tuesday to keep kindergartens, primary schools and high schools shut for another day ...

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UNEA-3 closes with global commitment to end pollution

pollution-free planet

The world on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 committed to a pollution-free planet at the close of the 3rd UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-3) in Nairobi, with resolutions and pledges promising to improve the lives of billions across the globe by cleaning up our air, land and water. If every promise made in and around the summit is met, 1.49 billion more ...

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