Air Pollution

World Health Day 2022: Our Planet, Our Health

Thu, 07 Apr 2022 - 02:04 GMT

World Health Day is celebrated annually on April 7.

All you need to know about Egypt’s new bike-sharing project ‘Cairo Bike’

Wed, 02 Mar 2022 - 11:52 GMT

The initiative aims to support motor transport, reduce air pollutants, climate change and carbon emissions, and improve traffic.

Egypt’s air quality revealed: Sulfur dioxide proportion corresponds to permissible limits

Wed, 27 Oct 2021 - 01:55 GMT

Egyptian Minister of Environment announced that the air quality in the country is normal, saying that the daily averages of sulfur dioxide gas (the main pollutant of volcanic emissions) corresponds to 100 percent of the maximum limits of outdoor air pollutants allowed by the law.

Egypt seeks reducing air pollution

Wed, 15 Sep 2021 - 11:46 GMT

The agreement is part of a project that was launched by the government for minimizing air pollution and confronting climate change, said Mashaat in statements.

Environment Min. readies for combating recurring ‘Black Clouds’ phenomenon

Tue, 25 Aug 2020 - 03:20 GMT

Ministry of Environment prepares to launch measures to confront the recurring annual phenomenon known as “Black Clouds,” resulting from the illegal burning of agricultural leftovers, especially rice straw.

Egypt, WB discuss project to manage air pollution in Greater Cairo

Sun, 19 Jul 2020 - 11:55 GMT

The meeting, which was held via video conference, was also attended by the ministers of international cooperation and environment.

Egypt, World Bank probe project to combat climate change impact

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 - 02:40 GMT

Minister of Environment Yasmine Fouad and Minister of Planning Hala el Saaed probed Thursday with a mission from the World Bank a project to combat air pollution and climate change impacts.

Air analyzed in 19 Egyptian governorates to avoid black clouds-related health risks

Wed, 25 Sep 2019 - 01:54 GMT

The Black Cloud is regarded as one of the main causes of climate change; its huge problematic health issues required a more strict approach.

Prominent Egyptian plan to reduce air pollution by 50% in 2023

Mon, 04 Jun 2018 - 12:21 GMT

A prominent strategy for Egypt to reduce air pollution’s rate by 50 percent was announced by the Ministry of Environment on Monday.

From traffic jams to floods, can Indonesia's 'Big Durian' be fixed?

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 - 03:18 GMT

Aida Widyawati boards a commuter train each day to travel from her home in South Tangerang, west of Jakarta, to her job as an office manager in the center of Indonesia’s capital.

Air pollution throws shade on India's solar success

Sun, 03 Sep 2017 - 09:35 GMT

Air pollution is diminishing India's capacity to harness power from the sun, experts say.

Seventy percent of Chinese companies fail air pollution checks

Sun, 11 Jun 2017 - 06:42 GMT

More than 70 per cent of companies checked by Chinese authorities failed environmental standards during the latest round of air pollution inspections.