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Earth Institute Research Projects

2018 Environmental Performance Index (EPI)

Lead PI: Mr. Marc A. Levy , Dr. Alexander de Sherbinin

Unit Affiliation: Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN)

March 2017 - January 2018
Inactive
Global ; New Haven, CT
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: The 2018 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) ranks 180 countries on 24 performance indicators in the following 10 issue categories: air quality, water and sanitation, heavy metals, biodiversity and habitat, forests, fisheries, climate and energy, air pollution, water resources, and agriculture. 

SPONSOR:

Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy

FUNDED AMOUNT:

$36,060

RESEARCH TEAM:

Malanding Jaiteh, Tricia Chai-On

KEYWORDS

natural disaster sustainability resilience ecosystem restoration vulnerability

THEMES

Stewardship of the planet