I pledge to inspire as an actor in my movies.
More Messages to the Future
To my Kids,
I wish you all the best and always make sure that you can be proud of yourself and don’t need status-symbols for feeling nice.
To Annika, Anders, Stella, Eva, and Mickey,
In writing to you, I realize that I don’t want you to be hard on yourself if you choose to not make this your cause. But it is mine, so I hope that you hold me accountable to some of what I wrote here.
Dear Me of 2050,
I promise that I will plant more trees in places where there are none.
Dear Kids of the Future,
My wish for all of you is that the people of the present wake up and are able to change their habits.
I will work to restore the wetlands.
Dear future me,
I am 19 years old, and I am angry.
I promise to pick up trash at every beach I visit 🙂 and to bike for local errands.
Dear Rowan and Anaka,
If we could talk, I would not be able to bear your gaze as you ask: How could you, the people in a position to change the course of climate change, fail to act?
To My Fellow Two-Spirits,
Thank you — Thank you — without you, I would not hear butterflies singing, without you, I would not understand black bear humor, or the creativity of jays planning their breakfast, without you, I would not feel flora whispers of long-lived wisdom on the back of my neck while sitting in Padmasana.
I promise to never use a plastic straw.
My climate promise is to use a refillable bottle, bring my own resusable spoon/form wherever I go, use clean personal care products (without chemicals).
I promise to plant 5 trees every year just to make sure I don’t leave a carbon footprint.