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Published new guidelines for environmental literacy

TEHRAN Nine training packages for environmental literacy and procedures for activities were presented on Saturday at Clean Air Week.

These works are called climate change, biodiversity and waste, ecotourism and sports and environment. They have the goal of educating, educating, and promoting an environmental culture with a special priority on empowering educators and facilitators to provide environmental education to members and encourage public participation in environmental protection.

Every January 19, Iran celebrates the National Clean Air Day. This day aims to remind and highlight the main elements that contribute to maintaining high quality air. It also promotes citizen responsibility and citizen participation in protecting and protecting the urban environment.

The National Clean Air Day will include the unveiling of the Clean Air Law monitoring system, the connection of three Assaluyeh Special Energy Zone air quality measurement stations to the country’s air quality monitoring systems, the unveiling and testing of the monitoring systems for industrial effluent pollution and the chimney, and the technical inspection system for motorhomes.

Other programs include publishing multimedia environmental training packages on social networks, launching 9 volumes of environmental literacy books, opening press conferences in the provinces and a radio program.

These programs have the main purpose of expanding and encouraging public participation in reducing pollution.

Abbas Shahsavani (head of the Ministry of Health’s climate and air department) stated that costs related to deaths from air pollution have been estimated at $4.3B over the past Iranian calendar years (March 2020-March2021).

Air pollution is responsible for approximately 10% of all deaths in the United States.

According to Mohammad-Sadeq Hassanvand (head of the Tehran University of Medical Sciences’ air pollution research center), Iran is responsible for approximately 40,000 premature deaths each year.

7 million people die from air pollution worldwide

Air pollution is any chemical, biological, or physical agent that alters the natural characteristics of an environment. Common sources of air pollution include household combustion devices, motor vehicles and industrial facilities. Particulate matter and nitrogen dioxide are major pollutants of public health concern.

Indoor and outdoor air pollution can cause respiratory and other diseases. It is a major source of morbidity, and death.

Every year, seven million people are killed by air pollution. WHO data indicates that nearly all of the world’s population (99%) is exposed to air polluted by pollutants. The highest levels are found in low- and medium-income countries.

Air pollution poses a serious threat to the climate and health. Combining the effects of indoor (outdoor) as well as household air pollution can lead to millions of premature deaths.

Every year, there are many deaths due to stroke, heart disease and lung cancer.


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