Causes and consequences of the AIDS epidemic in Africa
The likelihood of expected conflict over scarce water resources in the Middle East in spite of their being enough water on a global scale to meet the needs of all
The response from international governments to hurrican-stricken Central America has been mediochre
World hunger is not caused by a lack of food. The United Nations estimates that one eighth of the global population are actually starving, while the earth could, in theory, feed very many more people than now inhabit the globe.
Capitalism has taken far too long to explore the potential of renewable energy sources
Few natural resources are scarce, relative to what is needed to sustainably meet human needs
Human and natural resources are wasted by the money system on a vast scale