2018 Environmental Performance Index: Air quality top public health threat
Green Car Congress
JANUARY 24, 2018
Switzerland’s top ranking reflects strong performance across most issues, especially air quality and climate protection. Of the emerging economies, China and India rank 120 th and 177 th respectively, reflecting the strain population pressures and rapid economic growth impose on the environment, note the researchers. The 2018 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) finds that air quality is the leading environmental threat to public health.