Chart: France among the best prepared for a green future

According to rapport from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology “MIT Technology Review Insights”, Iceland, Denmark and the Netherlands are the countries best prepared for a sustainable, low carbon dioxide (CO2) future. The other countries that are part of the top 10 of the ” Green Future Index 2022 are the UK, Norway, Finland, France, Germany, Sweden and South Korea.

The index measures how 76 countries around the world are reducing their emissions emissions, develop clean energies and innovate in sustainable sectors. It also takes into account the initiatives taken to protect the environment and the climate policy of governments.

Iceland, which ranks first, is one of two European countries that produced more electricity from renewable sources than they consumed, according to World Economic Forum.

According to the authors, some countries have moved up the rankings compared to the previous year by improving their climate policy. The United Kingdom, for example, which fell from 17th to 4th place in one year, has invested heavily in clean energy.

South Korea is new to the top 10: considered one of the best in the world when it comes to recycling, the country is working to reduce the impact of Asia’s largest coffee economy on waste by introducing a take-back system for all disposable coffee cups in June 2022. Progress has also been made in redirecting infrastructure spending towards clean energy generation projects.

France is the seventh best prepared country for a sustainable and low-carbon future, with a score of 6.1 out of 10: the country scores points with very comprehensive hydrogen development policies in the world and will invest seven billion euros by 2030 to promote the development of low-carbon and renewable hydrogen, according to World Economic Forum.

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