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To tackle the climate crisis, finances need to go hand in hand with action
All countries are vulnerable to the impacts of a changing climate. But their vulnerabilities are very different, with varying consequences on people, economics and the environment.
For the Small Island Developing States (SIDS), climate change and debt are two key challenges – both of which are getting more interconnected and more intense in our current circumstances. Home to roughly 65 million people, SIDS are particularly vulnerable to the impacts of the climate crisis, even though they contribute less than 1 per cent of all global greenhouse gas emissions.
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