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Sea Level Rise
- ∞ Rising sea levels could have catastrophic effects for the Caribbean and would affect the poorest and most vulnerable in the region.
- ∞ Santo Domingo could be the fifth most affected city in the world
- ∞ To increase their resilience to climate change, the Caribbean is improving their ability to bring scientific evidence into the national development process
United Nations: Sea-Level Rise in Small Island Nations - Up to Four Times the Global Average - to Cost US$ Trillions in Annual Economic Loss and Impede Future Development: Shift to Green Policies and Investment Critical
Bridgetown, June 2014 - Climate change-induced sea-level rise in the world's 52 small island nations - estimated to be up to four times the global average - continues to be the most pressing threat to their environment and socio-economic development with annual losses at the trillions of dollars due to increased vulnerability. An immediate shift in policies and investment towards renewable energy and green economic growth is required to avoid exacerbating these impacts, says a new report by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Small Island Developing States (SIDS) -- 52 states listed as of 2016 -- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Small_Island_Developing_States
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