India ranks 7th in Climate Change Performance Index
India has been placed 7th in this year’s Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI). The country improved one rank from the previous one, and also remained among the highest performers. According to a report released during the global climate conference (COP-28) in Dubai, India maintained its top 10 position for the fifth year in a row.
The Index evaluates the climate mitigation efforts of 63 countries and the European Union, covering over 90 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions. China, the largest polluter came in at number 51 while the US, the second biggest emitter came in at number 57. India’s past performance in the CCPI ranking shows significant improvement from 31st rank in 2014 to seventh in 2023.