UK ranks 6th in new environmental democracy index


The UK has been ranked sixth in a new index from the World Resources Institute (WRI) which tracks how 70 countries around the world are progressing on ‘environmental democracy’, writes Edie.net.

The index evaluates whether Governments are enacting national laws to promote transparency, accountability, and citizen engagement in environmental decision making.

It is assessed and scored by more than 140 international lawyers and experts.

The UK finished sixth behind Lithuania, Latvia, Russia, the US, and South Africa.

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