I pledge to eat more seasonably.
More Messages to the Future
I promise to use my reusable water bottle more often
To the future generations,
I hope that you all can enjoy the Smokey Mountains in your lifetime too and that they look how they did back in 2017 when I saw them.
I am grateful for your soul, for your creativity, for your empathy. All these are precious treasures that you have to offer the world. They will help. I thank you for being in this world right now, so that you can offer these gifts at a time of transition.
I promise to ride more and drive less.
Gostaria que você se lembrasse das lições simples que mamãe e papai te ensinou, como cuidar das plantas e dos espaços coletivos.
My hope is for all who live in your time to still know the joy of swimming in the ocean, walking through the woods, and hiking in the mountains.
To My Grandchildren,
It’s my hope that the following will be helpful as you navigate your futures. These are the confessions of a climate activist:
I promise to stop using a plastic straw.
Dear Me of 2050,
I promise that I will plant more trees in places where there are none.
Dear Hailey and Lily,
We know about this. If we don’t fix this for you, it’s our fault.
“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, Nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” – The Lorax
If there’s one thing young people have learned while quarantining, it’s that Gen Z holds so much power and is capable of a lot more than we think. We’ve created a community that has united us all and started to bring about change for the good of our futures. Now, with the help of Gen Z (and of course, people of all ages), we have the power to save our home, the Earth.