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Increased morbidity and mortality from heatwaves, floods and droughts 14 Changed distribution of some disease vectors15 Substantial burden on health services16

Local retreat of ice in Greenland and West Antarctic 17

Long term commitment to several metres of sea-level rise due to ice sheet loss17

Leading to reconfiguration of coastlines world wide and inundation of low-lying areas18

Ecosystem changes due to weakening of the meridional overturning clreuli

Global mean annual temperature change relative to 1980-1999 (°C)

Table 20.8. Examples of global impacts projected for changes in climate (and sea level and atmospheric CO2 where relevant) associated with different amounts of increase in global average surface temperature in the 21st century. This is a selection of some estimates currently available. All entries are from published studies in the chapters of the Assessment. (Continues below Table 20.9)

Global mean annual temperature change relative to 1980-1999 (°C) 12 3 4

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