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Warned 30 Years Ago, Global Warming 'Is in Our Living Room'

  • disappearing: It is disappearing 50 years faster than scientists predicted, said Michael Mann, a climate scientist at Pennsylvania State University.
  • navigable: There is a new Arctic now because the Arctic ocean is now navigable" at times in the summer, said Mark Serreze, director of the National Snow and Ice Data Center.
  • shrivel: Ice sheets in Greenland and West Antarctica have also shriveled, melting about 455 billion tons of ice into water, according to the NASA satellite.

UN Rights Chief Blasts US Policy of Family Separation

  • unconscionable: The thought that any state would seek to deter parents by inflicting such abuse on children is unconscionable.
  • unconscionable: The top U.N. human rights official called on the Trump administration on Monday to halt its " unconscionable" policy of forcibly separating children from migrant parents irregularly entering the country via Mexico.
  • implement: U.S. officials said on Friday that nearly 2,000 children were separated from adults at the border between mid-April and the end of May as the Trump administration implements stricter border enforcement policies.