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2018 Environmental Performance Index (EPI)
Entry ID: CIESIN_SEDAC_EPI_2018_2018.00


Summary
Abstract: The 2018 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) ranks 180 countries on 24 performance indicators in the following 10 issue categories: air quality, water and sanitation, heavy metals, biodiversity and habitat, forests, fisheries, climate and energy, air pollution, water resources, and agriculture. These categories track performance and progress on two broad policy objectives, environmental health ... View entire text

Purpose: To provide quantitative metrics for evaluating a country's environmental performance in different policy categories relative to clearly defined targets.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -55.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy - YCELP - Yale University, Yale Data-Driven Environmental Solutions Group - Yale University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, and World Economic Forum - WEF
Dataset Title: Environmental Performance Index (EPI)
Dataset Release Date: 2018-10-04T00:00:00.000Z
Dataset Release Place: New Haven, CT
Dataset Publisher: Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy (YCELP)/Yale University
Version: 2018.00
Dataset DOI: 10.7927/H4X928CF
Online Resource: https://doi.org/10.7927/H4X928CF
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1950-01-01
Stop Date: 2018-12-31
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Use Constraints This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0). Users are free to use, copy, distribute, transmit, and adapt the work for commercial and non-commercial purposes, without restriction, as long as clear attribution of the source is provided.
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Data Center
Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: https://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/

Data Center Personnel
Name: SEDAC USER SERVICES
Phone: 845-365-8920
Fax: 845-365-8922
Email: ciesin.info at ciesin.columbia.edu
Contact Address:
CIESIN, Columbia University, 61 Route 9W, P.O. Box 1000
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: METADATA AUTHOR
Phone: +1 845-365-8988
Fax: +1 845-365-8922
Email: metadata at ciesin.columbia.edu
Contact Address:
CIESIN, Columbia University, 61 Route 9W, P.O. Box 1000
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy - YCELP - Yale University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, World Economic Forum - WEF, and Joint Research Centre - JRC - European Commission (2006-01-01T00:00:00.000Z), Pilot 2006 Environmental Performance Index (EPI), Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy (YCELP)/Yale University, New Haven, CT, doi:10.7927/H44M92GX, https://doi.org/10.7927/H44M92GX
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2019-04-04
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-04-05




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