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2018 Environmental Performance Index: Air quality top public health threat

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India and Bangladesh come in near the bottom of the rankings, with Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Nepal rounding out the bottom five. Burundi, Central African Republic, Madagascar, the Bahamas, and Latvia slipped significantly in environmental performance, largely due to sub-par performance on climate change.

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UNEP: export of used cars to developing world creating significant environmental problems

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Used Vehicles and the Environment - A Global Overview of Used Light Duty Vehicles: Flow, Scale and Regulation , the first report of its kind, calls for action to fill the current policy vacuum with the adoption of harmonized minimum quality standards that will ensure used vehicles contribute to cleaner, safer fleets in importing countries.

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Africa’s Electricity-Access Problem Is Worse Than You Think

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Global electrification has risen steadily since World War II, reaching 73 percent in 2000 and 90 percent in 2019 (the pandemic year of 2020 was the. Therefore, to understand the progress of electrification, we need to augment the rate of nationwide access with information on the urban-rural divide and on actual per capita consumption.