The Pacific Ocean is dying- From the ground up the entire food chain is collapsing.
Here is the truth about solar: The only thing blocking the transition out of the carbon age is investment not technology. No further technological advance needs occur, although many will. We have the ability to do this right now. It is a question of will and intent. The human species, expressed through national policy can condemn itself to what unremediated climate change deals us, or we can change the trend. It is about as stark a choice as one sees. I found this on a Russian website. RT seems to be the only publication covering the MIT report, which I think is very telling.
There is an alternative to corporate industrialized chemical mono-culture agriculture. Here is a description of what it would look like. This approach works with the Earth’s meta-systems, instead of trying to dominate them.
Here is a lovely story of a creative low tech and inexpensive solution to certain kinds of drought. It wouldn’t work everywhere, but it will many places. It replicates a technology used by Egyptians 5,000 years ago.