Religious zealotry, gender equality, crop harvests, political
corruption, pollution, unchecked population growth, environmental
damage, resource distribution, plastics re-cycling, wealth
distribution, cultural clashes, racism, human foibles like greed,
lust, insecurity, etc., boils down to availability of electricity?
Methinks that he may be over-simplifying just a tad, and doesn't
appreciate what a problem our human nature is.