Top Ten Environmentally Sustainable Nations

An index of environmentally sustainable nations prepared in collaboration with World Economic Forum lists Finland, Norway and Uruguay at the top. How does the U.S. rank?

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January 24, 2005, 10:00 AM PST

By Abhijeet Chavan @http://twitter.com/legalaidtech


"2005 index of environmental sustainability...ranks nations on their success at such tasks as maintaining or improving air and water quality, maximizing biodiversity and cooperating with other countries on environmental problems.

Finland, Norway and Uruguay held the top three spots in the ranking, prepared by researchers at Yale and Columbia Universities. The United States ranked 45th of the 146 countries studied, behind such countries as Japan, Botswana and the tiny Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, and most of Western Europe...

Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan

Monday, January 24, 2005 in The New York Times

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