Financial collapse is close............2014-25 and world depression/falling living standards in the "first world" especially.
Ecological collapse is getting closer.......with depletion and pollution driving down food and water supplies to far less than starving over half the world, with rampant fighting, diseases and cannibalism, circa 2040 to 2070.
"Dr. Jack Alpert insists that no real action will take place until the general public realizes that in the not too distant future, their children and grandchildren will become killers, or be killed - that their children or grandchildren will eat other people, or be eaten. I think he is correct - brutally harsh, but still correct."
Then in 500 years thermal maximum and the finish of the 6th extinction including humans on Earth and 85-90% of all species extant at the start of this interglacial epoch.
About to suffer? They already are, and it will get incrementally worse. I can hear the crying of the children who will never be, down the hallway of time that will never come. Existence, sustainable, that could have been.....ruined until out of time by greed, selfishness, ignorance, stupidity, lust with unreasoning and lack of foresight.
The corporate/corrupt government performing acts against the will of the majority, like the corrupt and stupid ecologically and nationally Senate "reform" bill that is a disaster if a corrupted House lets something like that happen. I wonder why you didn't take this post on, and went simple Simon instead, Dingo.