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NZ drops to 43 in world environment report | YCELP

Jun 7th, 2012 | By

The Green Party today challenged the Government to take urgent to action to address our poor water quality given that New Zealand’s ranking has dropped to 43rd in the Government’s favourite environmental performance study, Yale University’s Environmental Performance Index. For more on this story, visit: NZ drops to 43 in world environment report | YCELP.

New Rankings on Coutries’ Environmental Performance

Jun 7th, 2012 | By

Since 2000, Yale University and Columbia University have been ranking countries’ environmental performance, releasing their comprehensive results and trend reports every two years. Responding to the need for “rigorous, data-driven” measurements, the index is meant to “add to the foundation of empirical support for sound policymaking.” The universities, which have collaborated with the World Economic Forum, also wanted to create

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