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Climate change: anticipated effects on high-energy laser weapon systems in maritime environments steven t fiorino,robb m randall,richard j bartell, and adam d downs air force institute of technology, wright-patterson afb, ohio. Climate change is affecting practically all aspects of human life including shipping and the maritime industry impacts are already noted in ports and ship channels due to rising sea levels and changed erosion and sedimentation patterns. Impacts of climate change over the period 1948 to 2013, the average annual temperature in canada has warmed by 16 °c (relative to the 1961-1990 average), a higher rate of warming than in most other regions of the world. - climate change has been a topic of concern for humanity over the past two decades in my opinion, it is the best example of the consequences of our actions on our planet most countries have taken some efforts and precautions to save the earth from experiencing further damage. Climate change is affecting the habitats of several species, which must either adapt or migrate to areas with more favourable conditions even small changes in average temperatures can have a significant effect upon ecosystems.
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