While some people may not believe in Global Warming, when it’s still snowing in April there seems to be a good reason to question what’s going on with our planet. There are a lot of things people can do to help the earth, and it seems some states are doing a better job at sustainability and being environmentally friendly, than others.
WalletHub has just released their list of 2019’s Greenest States, judging all 50 states on 27 key metrics including LEED-certified buildings per capita, share of energy consumption from renewable resources, alternative fuel vehicles per capita, average commute time by car, carbon dioxide emissions per capita and more.
With all that in mind, Vermont earned the honor of Greenest State in the nation for yet another year with a score of 76.35 out of 100, and landing on top for environmental quality, and third for eco-friendly behaviors.
2019’s Top Ten Greenest States
- New York
- Rhode Island
- South Dakota
- New Hampshire