Environmental Performance Index 2018
- The EPI report ranks 180 countries on 24 performance indicators across 10 categories covering environmental health and ecosystem vitality.
- EPI is a biennial report released by Yale and Columbia Universities along with the World Economic Forum (WEF).
- India is at 177th place out of 180 nations, where as china at 120th position.
- India’s rank is attributed to poor performance in the environment health policy and deaths due to air pollution.