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Environment

The following table includes information about environmental issues, including global warming, the greenhouse gas effect, water pollution, building green, and more.

Facts About the Environment

Major Air Pollutants

The Top Carbon Dioxide Emitters

Global Warming

The Greenhouse Gas Effect

2014 Environmental Performance Index

2008 Environmental Performance Index

The 2005 Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI)

The Pilot 2006 Environmental Performance Index

U.S. Emissions of Greenhouse Gases, 2001–2006

Air Quality in Selected U.S. Cities, 1990–2000

Water Supply of the World

Environmental Organizations

Major Biomes of the World

All About Ozone

America's Cleanest Cities

User's Guide to Environmental Language

Safe Drinking Water Reports and Hotline

Drinking Water and Sanitation Around the World

Environment in Turmoil

UN Report Predicts Dire Effects of Climate Change

Global Food Crisis

Earth Day

A Warming Ocean

Marine Debris in the United States

America's Ten Most Endangered Rivers, 2013

America's Ten Most Endangered Rivers, 2011

America's 25 Most Ozone-Polluted Metropolitan Areas, 2013

America's 25 Most Ozone-Polluted Metropolitan Areas, 2012

Top Ten Types of Debris Littering the Oceans

America's Troubled Waters

Top Ten Most Polluted Places in the World, 2012

The World's Worst Pollution Problems, 2012

Top Ten Toxic Industries, 2012

Earth-Altering Accidents

The Toxic 100: Top Corporate Air Polluters in the United States, 2012

The Toxic 100: Top Corporate Air Polluters in the United States, 2010

Going Green


Living Off the Grid

A Heated Debate: Compact Fluorescent Lamp vs. Incandescent Light Bulbs

Building Green

Top Ten Greenest Buildings in the U.S., 2008

Top Ten Greenest Colleges, 2013

Top Ten Greenest Colleges, 2012

Top Ten Greenest Colleges, 2010

Top Ten Greenest Colleges, 2009

Top Ten Green Hotels in the U.S., 2013

Top Ten Green Hotels in the U.S., 2012

Top Ten Green Hotels in the U.S., 2010

Green Weddings

Miscellaneous

Global Warming Quiz

Environment Quiz

Non-Native Species Invade the United States

The Year of the Potato

The Top 10 Lowest Radiation Cell Phones, 2013

Do Cell Phones Cause Cancer?

Milestones in Environmental Protection

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