I promise to walk more + drive less. I promise to avoid plastic bags. I promise to vote for candidates who support science.
More Messages to the Future
To my brother’s children,
We wondered about how we might be able to eliminate plastics from our day to day routines, and recycled literally everything. We were amazing, you should have seen us. Now and again though, we wondered if these were the right questions.
I am small now littles and I may be small forever but in my small ways I will fight for you.
To my darling ones,
And it’s not that I don’t care. I care deeply. For you three, and the families I hope you will have one day; for the many beautiful places I have had the privilege to know, places which take my breath away, that fill my heart with a bursting joy and connectedness to something so much greater than I, places I know may be quite different when you are my age
Dear Alanna and Valeria,
I promise you to keep trying, to keep educating, to keep pushing our elected officials to act and protect your health now and in the future.
This is just the beginning. It’s the accrual of little seeds of change that will lead to the tree of revolution.
to my dearest children,
Our future is being made now, and I promise to do everything in my power to make yours safe.
I can now see that the solutions are there, that a transition of the magnitude that is needed, is possible.
Dear Future Generations,
I promise to make as many changes to my life as possible to make yours as great as mine.
I want to tell you a story. Yes, another one.
Mankind has always been able to deal with the greatest challenges it’s faced and this will not be the exception. My message to you is: find that passion and give it your all. ‘Till your legs give out.
I pledge to take the bus.
Dear future me,
I am 19 years old, and I am angry.
I promise I will convince my family to switch their gas appliances to electric.