Climate Change Performance Index 2015

Date: December 13, 2014

Climate Change Performance Index 2015

 

Climate Change Performance Index 2015

Climate Change Performance Index 2015 report is released by German watch and Climate Action Network (CAN) Europe.

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India was ranked 31.
The report has said that India has climbed five places and continues to profit from the very low level of per capita emissions, but overall CO2 emissions have risen constantly over the past five years to about 40 per cent.
Australia was the worst performing industrial country in terms of climate change in 2014. The poor ranking was due in part to policy changes made by the current coalition government.
It ranked Denmark as the best performing nation, followed by Sweden and the U.K. Saudi Arabia ranked last on the index.
The Climate Change Performance Index ranks emissions and climate policies of the 58 highest CO2 emitters worldwide.

India a moderate performer: India has been named a moderate-performing country in combating climate change with Australia being the worst.