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Bahamas, Jamaica Among Most at Risk From Climate Change: Moody's

  • Global warming, rising sea levels may affect credit profiles
  • Medium-term shocks factored into islands’ sovereign ratings
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The Coming Storm of Climate Change

The Bahamas, Fiji, Jamaica and the Maldives have been identified as among the most vulnerable small island sovereigns in a report on the credit implications of climate change. The Solomon Islands and St. Vincent and the Grenadines are equally at risk, according to analysts at Moody’s Investors Service.

The assessment is based on a number of factors: