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On New Environmental Scoreboard, U.S. and China Plummet While Iceland Leads

Publié par carmion le 27/01/2010

Elisabeth Rosenthal

"A new ranking of the world's nations by environmental performance puts some of the globe's largest economies far down the list, with the United States sinking to 61st and China to 121st.

"In the previous version of the Environmental Performance Index, compiled every two years by Yale and Columbia University researchers, the United States ranked 39th, and China 105th.

"The top performer this year is Iceland, which gets virtually all of its power from renewable sources hydropower and geothermal energy. It was joined in the top tier by a cluster of European countries known for their green efforts, including Switzerland, Sweden, Norway and Finland."

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"On New Environmental Scoreboard, U.S. and China Plummet While Iceland Leads", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), janvier 2010. Consulté le 25/02/2018. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/on-new-environmental-scoreboard-u-s-and-china-plummet-while-iceland-leads