Environmental Performance Index Archives - State of the Planet

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How We Can Make Ports More Sustainable — And Why it Matters

An index created by a Sustainability Science student quantifies the major environmental impacts of shipping hubs.

by |September 17, 2019

How Well is the World Protecting Ecosystems and Human Health?

The new global environmental report card is out. The 2016 Environmental Performance Index graded 180 countries on how well they are protecting human health and their ecosystems. While the world is making progress in some areas, it is seriously falling behind in others.

by |February 18, 2016

Data’s Power to Spur Environmental Progress

In January, 132 countries received their environmental report cards. The Environmental Performance Index has goaded leaders into action by letting them see their countries’ strengths and weaknesses compared to other countries.

by |February 14, 2012