1. Economic Stabilization on the micro level - household budgets and price of staples, areas susceptible to fluctuating fuel prices.
2. We're running on finite resources which come largely from foreign sources which we don't always get along with and which are themselves, starting to run out. This entrenches us in dubious foreign policy and entangled us in endless wars.
3. The need to change our individual habits and attitudes towards fuel consumption. I'm a strong believer in intrinsic motivation - I can't force you to want something, but if you want it for your own reasons - then I can't talk you out of it. Objectively speaking, we should all want something better.