The ecological footprint was calculated for each nation, measured as the number of hectares required to supply the resources used by one person from a given country. The United States and Canada finished 2nd and 4th respectively, with the United Arab Emirates taking top spot due almost exclusively to the impacts of its fossil fuel industry.
Compiled below are the ten countries with the highest per capita impact on the planet.
|Country|| Ecological Footprint |
|United Arab Emirates||11.9|