Pick up your trash wherever you go!
More Messages to the Future
Dear Me of Tomorrow,
I plan to plant more things this spring, as we do every year in our garden.
We as the human race are smarter than this struggle at hand and need to rise above large corporate interests and confusion on this topic.
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.
A message from co-founder Jill Kubit:
Writing letters to our kids about climate change is hard. It should be.
To my daughter and son,
Surrounded by scientists who shared my fears and visions, I often had a hard time to accept that outside our small community climate change received marginal attention.
Happy 34th birthday my son.
To laugh at our efforts as they were on such a small scale, too small some would say to make a difference, and then smile when we think about the number families just like ours that did the same thing.
Dear Alex and Vivian,
This is my most important work.
I promise to shop at more farmer’s markets.
Dear Grown up Alton and Dot,
The most important thing in my life is you, which means that as your mom – I am doing my very best to make sure that when you read this letter, Earth is a cleaner and safer place for you and your children.
Dear kids of America,
Please eliminate plastic everything
Dear Before The Flood team,
We can all be aware and sensitized to the problem, so that we are ready to embrace the solutions that will come our way. In doing so, we can all be part of the solution.
The clock ticks, time passes, and the earth and all of its inhabitants move closer to dangerous boundaries we can dimly discern but cannot see clearly.