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Tag: Environmental Performance Index

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

    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.

  • How Well is the World Protecting Ecosystems and Human Health?

    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.

  • Data’s Power to Spur Environmental Progress

    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.

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

    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.

  • How Well is the World Protecting Ecosystems and Human Health?

    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.

  • Data’s Power to Spur Environmental Progress

    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.