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For example, "[[urban heat islands]] amplify the impacts of heatwaves in cities."
 
For example, "[[urban heat islands]] amplify the impacts of heatwaves in cities."
 
In general, "countries in the tropics and Southern Hemisphere subtropics are projected to experience the largest impacts on economic growth."{{sfn|SR15 Summary for policymakers|loc=B.5.2, B.5.5}}
 
In general, "countries in the tropics and Southern Hemisphere subtropics are projected to experience the largest impacts on economic growth."{{sfn|SR15 Summary for policymakers|loc=B.5.2, B.5.5}}
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The Caribbean is vulnerable to climate change due to it’s small sizes/complex topography (limiting population centers), near-exclusive reliance on climate sensitive economic activities (such as tourism and agriculture), overwhelming dependence on rainfall for drinking water, high public debt and limited hazard forecasting capabilities. These vulnerabilities are only heightened with a rising global temperature, which is expected to lead to a large decrease in rainfall, tropical storms increasing by 20-30% and increase in daily temperatures to almost always exceeding the 90th percentile for current temperatures. Research has found that with current climate change trends, it is likely the global temperature will increase by 2.0 degrees celsius by the end of the century from preindustrial era temperatures. <ref>{{Cite journal|last=Taylor|first=Michael A.|last2=Clarke|first2=Leonardo A.|last3=Centella|first3=Abel|last4=Bezanilla|first4=Arnoldo|last5=Stephenson|first5=Tannecia S.|last6=Jones|first6=Jhordanne J.|last7=Campbell|first7=Jayaka D.|last8=Vichot|first8=Alejandro|last9=Charlery|first9=John|date=2018-04|title=Future Caribbean Climates in a World of Rising Temperatures: The 1.5 vs 2.0 Dilemma|url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/jcli-d-17-0074.1|journal=Journal of Climate|volume=31|issue=7|pages=2907–2926|doi=10.1175/jcli-d-17-0074.1|issn=0894-8755}}</ref>
   
 
==== Weather, sea level and ice ====
 
==== Weather, sea level and ice ====
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/* Impact of 1.5 °C or 2 °C warming */
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