The population bomb is ticking. Human population on earth has exceeded 7.4 billion.
Many say that humans will soon reach the limit of what can be supported. I think that limit has already been exceeded. There are humans starving in many countries at this time.
Though governments and ignorance can be partially blamed, the major blame belongs to religion.
Religion is responsible for deterring efforts to restrain the growth of human numbers. By opposing contraception and abortion and then urging people to procreate as fast as possible they have doomed the earth. Like bacteria in a petri dish humanity will die from its own poisons.
From my perspective I see no hope that the problem will be solved. Perhaps Stephen Hawking was being too generous in suggesting there is only a hundred years left.