The little green data book 2014

The 2014 edition of World Bank’s Little Green Data Book released on World Environment Day 2014, includes a new indicator called change in wealth per capita for more than 200 countries.

According to data compiled by this report, global rate of the natural wealth depletion in a year is 45 per cent, which is the cost of GDP-based growth.

The Little Green Data Book is a pocket-sized ready reference on key environmental data for over 200 economies. Key indicators are organized under the headings of agriculture, forestry, biodiversity, energy, emission and pollution, and water and sanitation.

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