I will not litter.
More Messages to the Future
Even when contemplating huge global-historical issues — especially then — it’s important to stay grounded in the present time and place, the specific here and now, and the minute affairs of everyday interpersonal relations.
Dear Evie of 2050,
I can feel the change happening — many people are working to transform the world.
Estou esperando ansiosa sua chegada pra que a gente possa fazer muitas coisas boas juntos, uma delas, é cuidar bem do nosso planeta.
Dear Granddaughter Rosalia,
This is my heritage for you my beautiful cacheticos de melon.
I will keep the air clean so everyone can see the sunset.
It seems silly to saddle yourself with guilt for something that hasn’t happened yet. I don’t want to do that. As of today, I don’t really feel guilty. I guess I just want to make sure I keep doing more, so that when you read this, and ask what I’ve done since then, I can still feel good about my efforts.
To my unborn children, hey it’s mummy Cris here!
I am witnessing climate change in a way that I do not like, and I do not know how can I stop it.
For those who come after us,
This is for the countless children I already see suffering the impact of climate change around the world, and the generations to follow.
My future husband,
I want us to read this in future time and remember all the senses and views we witnessed.
To my dear son Zac,
I promise to raise you as a loving-nature human.
Dear Emilia and Tommy,
We, in our time, still have the chance to change course. We have the knowledge and emergent means, even the profitable technologies, to do so.
I promise my next vehicle will be an EV.