Environmental Sustainability Index

Global Leaders for Tomorrow, World Economic Forum

The Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) is a measure of overall progress towards environmental sustainability, developed for 142 countries. This site contains the downloadable 2002 ESI reports and data. Downloads provide details on the analytical framework, quantitative methodology and data sources that underlie the ESI. Users may also follow links to interactive map views of 2001 ESI data.

Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Environmental Science:Sustainability
Resource Type: Datasets and Tools:Datasets
Special Interest: Sustainability
Data Source: Synthetic/Model Data
Science Background Required: Basic scientific background required
Topics: Climate, Human Dimensions/Resources
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Environmental Science, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Sustainability, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Atmospheric Science, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Climate Change