2010 Environmental Performance Index Released

8 Feb 2010 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
switzerland, DAVOS

T he 2010 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) was released at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on January 28. The EPI ranks 163 countries on their performance across 25 metrics aggregated into 10 categories, including environmental health, air quality, water resource management, biodiversity and habitat, forestry, fisheries, agriculture, and climate change. Water-related indicators used in the report include access to water, agricultural water withdrawal, water stress, a water quality index, S02 emissions, and access to sanitation. The top country overall was Iceland, followed by Switzerland, Costa Rica, and Sweden...

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