Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy (YCELP)

Through discussion and collaboration across campus, YCELP introduces fresh thinking and analytically rigorous approaches to environmental decision-making across disciplines, sectors, and scales.

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    Environmental Performance Index

    YCELP’s Environmental Performance Index (EPI) ranks 180 countries on 32 performance indicators across 11 issue categories covering environmental health and ecosystem vitality.

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    YCELP is most closely associated with the Environmental Policy Analysis learning community.

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