Wednesday, 9 October 2013

Europe Greenest Continent based on EPI

5th June is World Environmental Day. The Environmental Performance Index (EPI) released by Yale University every two years measuring performance of national governments related to environmental policies. The latest EPI released in 2012 shown that Europe leads the rest of the world in being green.

Of Top 10 Greenest Countries, 6 are from Europe :

1. Iceland
2. Switzerland
3. Costa Rica
4. Sweden
5. Norway
6. Mauritius
7.  France
8. Austria
9. Cuba
10. Columbia

Total of 163 countries are judged according to 25 indicators. Sadly none of Asian countries has made it to top 10 list.