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Environmental Performance Index

Environmental Performance Index was first published in 2006 as a Pilot EPI. Up till now it has been published thrice and the last was published in 2010. It uses the objective parameters of ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH and ECOSYSTEM VITALITY and is based upon 25 elements. These elements are listed here:   1. Environmental Burden of Disease ..

Environmental Performance Index

The Environmental Performance Index (EPI) is a method which involves the quantification and numerical modeling of the environmental performance of a countries’ policies.? Who frames the EPI? The EPI index is developed by the Yale University and Columbia University in the collaboration with the World Economic Forum and the Joint Research Centre of the European ..

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India ranked 177th in 2018 Environmental Performance Index

India has been ranked 177th out of 180 countries in the 2018 Environmental Performance Index (EPI). The report was released on the sidelines of the ongoing World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland. The Index stated that deaths attributed to ultra-fine PM2.5 pollutants have risen over the past decade and are estimated at 1,640,113 annually ..

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India Ranked 177 in Environmental Performance Index (EPI)

India has been ranked 177 among 180 countries in the Environmental Performance Index (EPI) – 2018. This index has been developed by Yale University and Columbia University in collaboration with the World Economic Forum and the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission. This report has been released on 23 January, 2018 on the sidelines ..

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