Thinking green: the most eco-friendly countries on the planet
The nations with the best EPI ratings
In recent years, governments around the world have started to acknowledge the climate crisis and work towards solutions with the urgency it deserves. Many countries have implemented new laws and policies in an effort to control greenhouse gas emissions and transition towards renewable energy sources in order to lessen their dependency on fossil fuels, along with a whole host of other measures meant to protect the world from, and hopefully reverse, the damage that's been done to our global home and climate. Of course, some countries have been more successful than others, for a number of reasons. Organizations and studies like the Environmental Progress Index, or EPI, provide a helpful ranking system to see just who is doing what.
Read on to find out more about the greenest countries on earth, according to the Environmental Progress Index.
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