- Ignas Galvelis
Software Engineer, Focus Fusion Society
Humanity is facing many worldwide and local crisis. Most of them have the same roots - we have the approaches to solve them, but resources are to thin to cover whole of the crisis and all of them together. These resource-based problems are shortages:food, housing, education, healthcare can be resolved with adequate resources. Unfortunately rich nations don't want to lend their own resources as they are facing their own crisis in underemployment, under-education, market instability and social inequality. Most of the problems are resource problems in this sense. In our time of industrial progress it would be natural to expect these issues to be resolved with time, but the industry is facing a serious challenge - energy crisis. The era of liquid fuels is coming to an end and even otherwise plentiful fossil fuel sources (coal & gas) are threatened by Global Warming. There is no other immediate source of power:Nuclear, Renewable's energy sources are still not fully up to the challenge.
Yes there are other issues that don't stem from this source (non-resource based problems), such as social justice, culture-clashes, but they would alleviated by having plentiful resources as haves would be more enabled to share with have-not's.