India ranks 24th in Environment Index (EDI)
Posted on: 2015-05-22 Posted by: CLAT Gurukul Category: Archive Blog
India has ranked 24th out of 70 countries in the first Environmental Democracy Index that is topped by Lithuania and evaluates nations’ progress in enacting laws to promote transparency, accountability and citizen engagement in environmental decision-making. Lithuania, Latvia, Russia, the US, South Africa, the UK, Hungary, Bulgaria, Panama and Colombia are the top 10 nations in the list launched by Washington-based World Resources Institute (WRI) and Access Initiative yesterday. Note: The index evaluates environmental democracy in 70 countries, including 75 legal and 24 practice indicators, based on recognized international standards. Source: The Indian Express
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