In Iran, the amount of alternative and nuclear energy consumed amounts to 0.7% of the total energy use. Iran emits 7.8 metric tons per capita of CO₂. The number of road motor vehicles per 1000 inhabitants in Iran is 358.
Total land area of Iran is 1,648,195 km2 (approx. 636,369 mi²). 110750 km2 of Iran's territory is covered in forests. and forest land comprises 7% of all the land in the country.
Issues Iran faces
Currently Iran faces various issues, including air pollution, especially in urban areas, from vehicle emissions, refinery operations, and industrial effluents, deforestation, overgrazing, desertification, oil pollution in the Persian Gulf, wetland losses from drought, soil degradation (salination), inadequate supplies of potable water, water pollution from raw sewage and industrial waste, urbanization.