Messages to the Future

 
 

What was green is now concrete and steel; what was blue is now plastic and oil.

Dear child,

Earth has been our haven and home since the beginning of our existence. It provided us with food, shelter, and protection, allowing us to thrive into the greedy people we are today. We have been torturing this beauty, sucking the life out of everything it has offered us. What was green is now concrete and steel; what was blue is now plastic and oil. We have continuously cut down trees to

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I was able to enjoy all these wonderful outdoor adventures and I hope that your future generation will too.

To my future kids,

I hope that by the time you've seen this, the people of this planet will have already been actively working together to battle climate change. I hope that the environment you're living in is one that you can feel safe in, one that doesn't harm your health or cause you pain. The world I live in today isn't perfect but I've gotten to experience so much of what this planet

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Cool, now that your jetpack is put away in your garage where you keep your flying car; how did the aliens save us from our own destruction? Did they have this hyper advance vacuum that just sucks all the greenhouse gases out of our atmosphere?

To future Geof,

First of all, turn down the thrusters on your (hopefully) solar-powered jetpack. To read this, I need your full attention, and I hope your attention span got better 33 years from when I'm writing this. I know well-enough that you get distracted easily in things that matter the most; in fact, I could say this about society in my time. Did we get better? Or, is there still media opposition

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I will do as much as I can to make sure that you have an amazing life.

To My Future Children,

Today, I am a 21-year-old student at San Jose State University studying meteorology. Learning so much about climate change on a day-to-day basis, I am really worried about the future of our beautiful planet. I hope with all of my heart that this issue will somehow get resolved by the time that you are here enjoying all that life has to offer. As of now, the future of our planet

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I'm hoping that at this point in your life, you and your family have reduced your carbon footprint.

Dear future me,

It's not bad to take advantage of the things given to you, but do take into consideration how you take advantage of it. The actions that you make will affect the future, so make wise decisions on how you go about life. I'm hoping that at this point in your life, you and your family have reduced your carbon footprint. I also hope that the world you are living in

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These are the small changes that you can make in your lifestyle that will contribute and make a difference.

To my beloved children,

I am so glad that you are reading this message. I hope that you are leading a wonderful life on planet Earth without many problems. When I was the school I learned about how climate change was increasing and that if we didn't attempt to make changes, the future generation will not have a better place to live. Therefore, as a citizen here are the things that I considered or

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I wanted my great nieces and nephews to have a life where there is no asthma, no cancer, no obesity.

Dear Nikko,

I hope this letter finds you well. I hope you're breathing clean air, eating whole foods, and drinking pure water. I miss you so much, and I know you still have that graduation picture of me hanging in your hallway. I hope it reminds of you all of the sacrifices I made for you. I didn't go to college to get a degree so I could be successful. I studied

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So many things that I took for granted—lights, air conditioning, my phone, hot meals, the Internet—were gone. And now, less than a week after our electricity returned, I was taking it for granted again.

Dear Tomorrow,

Yesterday I was sitting in my pajamas and listening to my favorite song, All Too Well by Taylor Swift. It’s a song about looking back on the happy moments of a relationship that has ended. My favorite line goes like this: “There we are again in the middle of the night / Dancing around the kitchen in the refrigerator light.” I leaned over to nudge my boyfriend, who was in our bed beside

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I am hoping that the first lines of this letter made no sense to you and these people were able to make a change for the future.

Dear future generations,

When I try to imagine how the Earth looks like by the time you are reading this, only disasters, chaos and nature-less pictures come to my mind. As if now, we have experienced some consequences of climate change: environments have been deteriorated affecting the people that live on it. Regardless of these consequences, many people seem not to care or don’t see the evidence of climate change. On the other

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I have joined the movements to help more in areas of nature and design for a better safer happier world to live in.

To my grandchildren of today & the future,

I am glad that you have finally received this letter from me. Yes this is your nana here and I wanted to send you a letter from years ago back in 2017 so that I can be with you in the future even if it is just by this. I love you so very much and hope that you have a good environment to live in. I promise to do

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I write from a friend’s house in Lehigh Acres, Florida, with Hurricane Irma, the strongest storm ever produced by the Atlantic, swirling around me.

Dear Tomorrow,

I write from a friend’s house in Lehigh Acres, Florida, with Hurricane Irma, the strongest storm ever produced by the Atlantic, swirling around me. They so generously offered us shelter in their home, as ours could very well be underwater once the storm surge hits. Barely two weeks ago, Hurricane Harvey ravaged Texas, with stories and photographs coming from Houston and the surrounding areas making headlines across the globe. Behind

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You all will be in charge of igniting real change and restoring the Earth back to the way that it was intended to be.

To My Future Children,

By the time you are reading this, you will already be living a beautiful life on this beautiful Earth that is your home. As I write this letter, I wonder if the world will still be as beautiful as it currently is or if the treatment of it by society has robbed you of your opportunity to see the beauty that I saw when I was your age. It has always

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Some of us do not understand the connections with our footprint in the earth, while others try to reduce our impact of damage in our home.

Dear tomorrow,

These days have been rough with several natural disasters happening in Florida. Some of us do not understand the connections with our footprint in the earth, while others try to reduce our impact of damage in our home. We might not suffer the harsh consequences that you might have to suffer unfairly, and I wish there was a way to reverse that. It is hard to convince everyone that climate

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Many are staying silent about climate change, but it needs to be stopped.

Dear Future Generations,

Hopefully, by the time you read this, our world is changed for the better. What started as innocent discoveries of coal, electricity, cars, and much more, have turned into a very dark future of pollution. Our world is slowly crying out for help, it is forever changed. Many are staying silent about climate change, but it needs to be stopped. Although damage has already been done, there are possible solutions.

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This is done with love and hope.

Dearest children and grandchildren,

I will continue to plant trees and bushes and not use chemicals as pesticides or fertilizers; recycle and repair; use water judiciously and reverently; and support improvements in use of our resources as new information is available.  This is done with love and hope.   Grandma Lang

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Never hold back, the earth needs your voice.

Dear Future Changemakers,

Speak your truth and speak THE truth. Never hold back, the earth needs your voice. Although the future is looking quite scary, people need to hear you communicate this. People need to hear exactly what is going on. "Confucianism uses no acronyms or synonyms." When it comes to climate change or social injustice issues, there is no time to dance around the matter using acronyms or synonyms to lessen the

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The road I learned to ride my bike on, the field where I kicked my first soccer ball, and the park I ate my first ice cream cone at, could all be gone.

Dear Tomorrow,

I have wept for the mere thought of your potential nonexistence. I have wept for your beauty that is being tarnished with each passing day, each passing minute. And lastly, I have wept for the ignorant majority who take for granted the sun rising each day. Tomorrow becomes more and more frightening each and every day as more and more people assume someone else will solve the global warming crisis we

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This future I do not accept it.

Dear Future Generations,

I am sorry that we were all too caught up in our own doings to do anything to help our earth. We didn’t know what we had until it was gone. I’m sorry about the polluted oceans, flooding cities and the unbreathable air. I’m done being sorry because an error does not become a mistake until you refuse to correct it. This future I do not accept it. This generation

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