There certainly is a great selection of social issues covered in the films in the 2016 Oscar lineup.
At the end of The Big Short it was revealed that Christian Bale's real life character is investing his money and betting on the world's water resources. Hmm.
Mad Max: Fury Road also spells out that it's not only oil that future wars will be fought over, but also the fresh water.
Maybe it's time to really get going green instead of gold?