To my niece Ashleigh, nephews Ollie and Scott, and their children; the wider whanau

The “conscious eating & exercise & sobriety & let it begin with me” credo has helped me take responsibility for my own actions.

by Lucy Sheehan


Dear Levon,

I hope, as your father, I’ve done enough to instill within you how science is a wonderful adventure.

by Steven Sandman

Dear future me,

Do you have wet feet but miss the rain?

by Juliette Aimee Bakker

Dear Aaron,

It’s hard to believe how quickly you’ve grown, yet I have mixed feelings about the world in which you are growing.

by Avi Smolen


To my Beloved Future Children,

Be fearless – do not be afraid to talk to each other and do not be afraid to fail.

by Dominic Cacioppo

Dear Natan and Ilan,

I want you to dream of the stars, but I am in awe of your early respect for the absolute truth that Earth is our home, there is no other, as you so wisely say, and it needs our attention now.

by Andy Stone


Dear Lucy,

The clock ticks, time passes, and the earth and all of its inhabitants move closer to dangerous boundaries we can dimly discern but cannot see clearly.

by Robert Engelman


To my Dad,

I hope on this Father’s Day, my 24th birthday, and the rest of days, we remember that the most basic part of life is living happy with the ones we love. Acting every day against climate change will allow us to keep that simple piece of humanity.

by Korinna Knapp

Dear Cedar and Wyatt,

Will you be able to walk with your children during a summer rain, jumping in puddles, and smelling the fragrance in the air.

by Fran Lawn


Dear Jamie and Jason,

My inspiration was the two of you. It started with thinking about the world you were inheriting and what your future was going to be like. But then you taught me how important it is to listen to you – to listen to young people.

by Lawrence Kraft

Dear Zivi and Ayala,

I’ll be honest: I don’t know enough about climate and climate change.

by Yoni Ashar

Dear Lilly and Evelyn,

We must get outside ourselves and our conveniences to see the future through the eyes of your children, and your children’s children, and . . .

by Anonymous


Dear sons,

I’ve been so busy since 2012 working towards getting a price on carbon.

by Kevin Leecaster


Dear girls,

I love you and I care deeply about your future.

by Ben Margolis


Dear Abigail and Olivia,

What stories will you tell them about our generation? Will we be heroes or villains?

by Nathaniel Stinnett

To my children and their children,

Will my Grandchildren be given the opportunity to love these wild places?

by Steve Block


Dear Daughter,

Even when contemplating huge global-historical issues — especially then — it’s important to stay grounded in the present time and place, the specific here and now, and the minute affairs of everyday interpersonal relations.

by Bart Everson

Crianças (Hoje não mais)

Quero mudar meus consumos, direcionar os que têm maior força para fazer diferente, votar em políticas com projetos que visem a mudanças climáticas.

by Ricardo Falkowski

Dear Future Child,

This can be done by using solar energy, electric cars, recycling, and doing other activities to reduce waste.

by Anonymous

To those who follow us,

Be champions and arbiters for conservation and preservation efforts across the globe.

by Quintin Casl

to my grandchildren,

If the world moves to 100% of wind, water and solar energy.

by Anonymous


Dear Ezmae,

As I write this, I consider giving up as it sometimes seems that all is lost. But then I think of you.

by Jim Poyser


Dear Me,

Today, I promise to keep my spaces clean and my environment cleaner.

by Anonymous

To the future generation,

I amongst many have decided to focus my life career-path in helping the cause, with environmental issues at the heart of it and you the future in the mind.

by Anonymous

Dear future generations,

The goal of preserving our earth for future generations is one common goal we must unite on.

by Anonymous

To the Future Generations of Planet Earth,

One of my biggest hopes is that the human race continues to evolve and create, but that we begin doing so while being cognizant of any and all repercussions.

by Anonymous

Dear Future Self,

Are you now living in a world where there are limitless channels but limited species?

by Anonymous

Dear future generations,

My hope for the future is that growth and prosperity in your mind will no longer rely on inequality and destruction; that the idea of growth and progress to you means increased health, happiness, and sense of community.

by Jane S

Dear Future,

I hope that all of those who are a part of my future understand that there needs to be more self-reflection and consciousness.

by Camila Cortez

Dear tomorrow,

I hope that my generation will discover and implement a way for everyone to live and operate sustainably, and without waste.

by Delia Montoya



As one push of a button can set a spinner in motion, so too can the actions of one in creating a world that allows you to thrive, to giggle, to love.

by Jason Sandman

Dear children of the future,

I will never forget my love for my mother, the love she had for the earth, the love the earth showed her, and the love they both have shown me.

by Anonymous


Dear Alyssa,

I pray that more and more fathers will realize that to love their children well, they have to love and respect the ecological systems around them too.

by Vincent O'Grady

Dear Tomorrow’s Generation,

My hope for the future is that we will love the earth like we love others.

by Valentina Navarro

Dear Future Children,

I do believe that there is hope for a better tomorrow, a better future for you and the people in your life, and all around the world.

by Anonymous


To my wide-eyed warrioresses,

Since my two daughters emerged into this world, all of my tomorrows have become more dear.

by Ken Knapp