World Health Day is celebrated annually on April 7.
The initiative aims to support motor transport, reduce air pollutants, climate change and carbon emissions, and improve traffic.
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.
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.
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.
The meeting, which was held via video conference, was also attended by the ministers of international cooperation and environment.
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.
The Black Cloud is regarded as one of the main causes of climate change; its huge problematic health issues required a more strict approach.
A prominent strategy for Egypt to reduce air pollution’s rate by 50 percent was announced by the Ministry of Environment on Monday.
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 is diminishing India's capacity to harness power from the sun, experts say.
More than 70 per cent of companies checked by Chinese authorities failed environmental standards during the latest round of air pollution inspections.