Don't ever let anyone tell you your actions don't matter. Every single thing you do matters. You matter.
So it's 2050. If the good people are winning the greater struggle, fossil fuels are a shamefully long chapter of the past, and there has been a full scale awakening to the need for only renewable, clean energy.
I will do everything I have the power to do to free your lives from the mistakes of ours. That is what my love for you means.
I know it’s long past time to wake up. You deserve a future in which drought, famine, and war are not all your children ever know; the choices my generation makes now will determine your future.
But when you are reading this years from now, by the light of a solar powered lamp, know that your dad, mom and millions of others who burned brightly with love for our kids did what we could, when we knew the stakes, as we watched our hearts running around--laughing, singing, playing and dreaming of the world to be.
When the worst consequences of climate change still feel far away today, or the barriers to acting on climate change seem steep today, I do not think about today. I think about you, and your world when you are my age.
There are many paths to Truth, but regardless of your faith or ideology, one truth is above all else: Life must continue.
For good reason, I'm about the business of creating a world where we can all thrive, love and self-determine, my love.
When I asked you why the purple Violet called to you, you told me it was “magic”. I hope that you can still find the magic of life. I hope, despite everything, it is still in abundance.
I think every parent believes that their child's future is worth protecting - because I know the power of this force in me and what I am willing to do