Am I blind?

I was reading about the ozone layer and saw an interesting excerpt. 

Is it just me or is this statement profound, or strongly contradictory?

“Climate experts say that the annual Antarctic ozone hole has expanded to a larger size compared to last year, but that it is no cause for panic. The ozone hole may possibly continue to expand every year because of ozone-depleting substances.”
: UN Climate Experts Say Expanding Hole In The Ozone Layer Is No Reason For Panic : SCIENCE : Tech Times

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Global Warming

“As environmentalist Bill McKibben pointed out in an influential 2012 piece for Rolling Stone magazine, titled “Global Warming’s Terrifying New Math,” the planet has already warmed 0.8 degrees, and the carbon dioxide we have already emitted is set to warm it another 0.8, which means that, even without burning another hydrocarbon molecule, we are three-quarters of the way to our limit.”

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“Slowly it drips,
First a tear, then a river.

Energy, power, your soul encapsulated.

Contemplate stopping it,
but blissful recklessness has already captured you.

Your life force collecting,
a shapeless, nameless, amoeba of heat and positivity.

Finally accepting the struggle is over,
Freedom blazing over the horizon.”


Still Dumping. Really!?

” the amount of plastic that entered the oceans in the year measured, 2010, might be as little as 4.8 million metric tons or as much as 12.7 million…

The paper’s middle figure of eight million, she said, is the equivalent of “five plastic grocery bags filled with plastic for every foot of coastline in the world ”

-Jenna Jambeck

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