Avoidance, denial, ignorance no help
Economics, like religion, must be a doctrine and not a science. It's real directive is to maintain an illusion of hope. Economists will compare the destruction of European forest in the 18th century for fuel and farmlands with the "progressive" transition to a hypothetical hydrogen economy. This is done to prove economic growth will go on indefinitely, that any declining resource will be compensated by another, and human ingenuity, like human greed, know no limits.
Change is inevitable. Avoiding discussion as demonstrated by the media's persistent praise of industrial civilization, glorification of consumerist ideology, and war propaganda is not. Ignorance in the face of fossil fuel depletion, denial of planetary limits, and military responses to geo-physical realities cannot vanquish anything -- except our existence.