Friday, April 22, 2011

Progress for our environment

The health of the Gulf of Mexico one year after the huge Brightwater Horizon spill is 68 of 100 - the average rating of a group of scientists. Before the spill it was 71 of 100. It's back! Only 3 points of 100 lower after the huge clean-up effort. ET Blog

Air quality in the US has improved by 50% since 1970. Environment Trends 2011, page 3, see below.

Steven Hayward is compiling an index of environmental indicators each year. He gives the overview at Powerline.

The index with animated graphics is at Hayward's site: Environmental Trends

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