2018 Environmental Performance Index: Air quality top public health threat
Green Car Congress
JANUARY 24, 2018
This ranking puts the United States near the back of the industrialized nations, behind France (2 nd ), the United Kingdom (6 th ), Germany (13 th ), Italy (16 th ), Japan (20 th ), and Canada (25 th ). São Tomé and Príncipe, Kuwait, and Timor-Leste also increased their ranking due to several factors, including the establishment of areas protecting biodiversity and habitat.