Messages to the Future

 
 

It was in this small town that I forged a passion for our Earth - a wild desire to devote my life to protecting its depth and width.

Dear grandchild,

I grew up in a town of only 35 other people. It was small and I always felt cramped by the closeness - and often resented the people around me for loving how tight it felt. I always saw my hometown as suffocating and limiting. I knew that dreams lived and died in towns like this one and was destined to leave before Small Town USA squandered my fiery ambition.

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I promise to do all within my power to create a world that’s safe for you and your generation.

Dear Corey,

I’m writing to you from a time in the past when you were a little, speed-crawling baby explorer. Yesterday, we visited the beach for your first time. Today you’re chewing on our dog’s toys. Every day is a new adventure. When you read this in 2050, you will be as old as I am now. During the in-between years, I hope you had every opportunity to achieve all your mother and

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If there is one thing I urge you to preserve, it is the great biodiversity that is present only on earth.

Dear Tomorrow’s Generation,

It is 2018 and the exponential grow of climate change is finally catching up with the world. Every year more temperature records are being broken, more reefs are decaying, and more fragile ecosystems are dwindling. If there is one thing I urge you to preserve, it is the great biodiversity that is present only on earth. It was by chance that life even came to be, and it is of

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I hope the entire world was able to stop using fossil fuels and completely progressed into clean energy.

To the World,

It is the year 2018 and we are on the verge of adaption from global climate change. Fortunately we still have time to mitigate and have positive changes that hopefully have allowed you to enjoy how beautiful nature is at reasonable temperatures. I have come to the conclusion that having an education is a powerful tool to change the world. I am working hard to become an environmental lawyer and

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I write you this letter in hopes for a better today, tomorrow, and future.

To My Children,

I write you this letter in hopes for a better today, tomorrow, and future. It's currently May 13, 2018. The time is 11:43pm. I writing this because the current state of the planet is on my mind. It's been on my mind for quite some time. During the week of May 6-11, I was completely changed for the better. I attended a 6 day camp (Leadershape) focused on leadership with

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And I know life more fully because of you whom I live on through. 

For my most dear and only daughter,

The thought came to me recently - as we were talking about the intersection of slavery and sexism and whether Thomas Jefferson should be labelled a rapist (we really do tackle the big topics on our morning walks to school !) - that you are my future. That I was born simply so that you could be born. I see you as your own young woman in your early teen

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With love and a great hope for the future, a future that will be healthy and sustainable for you, my precious grandchildren.

To my precious grandchildren, Emma, Maya, Maddie and Will,

I am writing this letter to you in the Spring of 2018 as part of a project called DearTomorrow.  My letter will be archived until 2050 when you will be 47, 45, 43 and 40 years old!  I am writing at this time to let you know that I am working hard to make sure our beautiful planet Earth will be just as luscious, green and magnificent as it is

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I realized that I can no longer just talk about climate change, but I have to take action and inspire others to save the environment.

To my precious son or daughter,

I hope the future is safe and prosperous for you. But I would be lying to you if the world today is taking the right steps to create a safer future. The world right now may seem safe but I am worried for the direction it is currently heading. We are contaminating the environment, and we seem to be pursuing short term profits at the expense of our future climate.

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Are you doing well?.?

Dear my future children,

Are you doing well?.?  By this time I would expect for the environment to improve by the means of the distinction of nulcear plants and an improved public transportation system. The world would also be growing in globalization and corporate expansion.

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From our population to the technology, we are evolving fast and are not aware of the consequences of our actions yet.

To whom it may concern,

We are currently in 2018 and the world is growing rapidly. From our population to the technology, we are evolving fast and are not aware of the consequences of our actions yet. We are being warned and estimated that our carbon footprint is too high and that our greenhouse gas emissions are getting out of hand. There are minimal laws in effect about pollution and generally minimal awareness about how

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So yeah, it's a tiring, bruising uphill fight. But I hope that I am writing to you from a place of hope, not cynicism.

Dear Future Self:

Hello, and glad that you are receiving this letter long after it has initially had been written! Whether you are my future self or someone else who had found this letter, I hope I can share my thoughts with you the reader regarding the state of things, particularily regarding climate change. I really hope things are better in terms of progress on climate change. In 2018, climate change is still something

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I hope that we could manage our impact on climate change, so the beauty of our city can be maintained for centuries.

To my future grandchildren,

One of my favorite things about living in San Francisco is the people there. We have a diverse community that promotes tolerance and acceptance. I could not see myself calling anywhere else my home. California has a history of drought, and global warming plays a heavy part in that. If global warming were to continue, business as usual, our home would not be the same as I remember, and you would

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All these disasters are coming back to back.

Dear Son,

Son, I just wanted to tell you that I love you with all my heart and I know you will be handsome like your father. I'm trying to let you know that climate change is a huge issue in the world right now and we can't find a way to adapt to it. The earth is changing because of global warming. The sun is getting too hot around the world,

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When I think of the future of our planet, I like to be hopeful.

To the future,

It is currently April 2018. When I think of the future of our planet, I like to be hopeful. I am hoping the generations ahead do not have to suffer from the consequences of past generations. This is a difficult concept to grasp because we can already see great damage that has been done to our planet. It’s no secret that people tend to take advantage of the planet we

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How can these so called “more important” issues be addressed if there is a possibility of no tomorrow?

To future self,

Today we live in a world that revolves around money and power. Those who don’t have these two privileges lack a voice to be heard. As life on this planet exists today, nature is slowly but progressively disappearing. Certain species are becoming extinct, sea levels are rising, and temperatures are increasing at an exponential rate. This is clearly a problem but why do people not address it? Yes, there are

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If the things have continued the way it is currently, I am sorry for the hardships that you are facing.

Dear Nephew/Niece,

I hope this letter finds its way to you. I am writing to tell of what we have in this world, and I wish that it stays the same way. But looking at the pace with which the world have been changing, I fear that my wish is not enough to help it stay the same. Right now, its April 20, 2018, I am in San Jose, California. The air is fresh

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What we do these next few years is crucial in determining what our future will be like.

To future generations,

I have hope that our planet will still be a beautiful and incredible place in the future. We have gone through many ups and downs. People in the past and present have forgotten to take care of our planet and have made many mistakes. My hope is to have a more educated and caring society. What we do these next few years is crucial in determining what our future will

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I will continue to advocate with the politicians and scientists who believe that global warming is real and will be an imminent danger to us in the near future.

To my future self,

If you are reading this, this means that it has been 30 years after the time when I wrote this letter. I hope by the time it reaches 2050, our world and environment has changed completely - in a good way where fresh air and renewable energy sources cover the masses of our world. I will try my best to create a world for my future self where clean air

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We as a society can’t and will not change the world for the better, if we don’t believe there is a problem in the first place.  

Hello to whomever takes the time of their day to read this message.

The year is 2018 and we as a society aren’t looking so good fighting global climate change. It is April here in the Bay Area and we had hail, a small earthquake, thunder and is about to be 80 degrees all in one week. Last time I checked, that is not normal weather patterns. We have a president that will remain nameless that tweets (I’m hoping Twitter is still a

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