I promise to take shorter showers.
More Messages to the Future
I will opt up to deep green
Tratar de assuntos climáticos com responsabilidade no Brasil
Que se multipliquem estes novos heróis da Terra!
Dear Annie and Eric,
I hope that this life of good things is not just yours to enjoy, but that you also have decided to fight for others to have this life, too.
I promise to pick up trash at every beach I visit, use metal straws, take quick showers.
My dearest Paloma Bear,
I want the very best for you and for generations to come. There is only one planet earth. Your mommy and I will make a genuine effort to make an impact to protect it for you.
I promise to try to set up crowd funding for grants to people with realistic proposals to fight climate change.
Dear Devon and Chloe
I hope that my work helping to make your schools more sustainable will be something you carry on as you grow older.
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.
And, if this summer has taught me anything, I am content (because I have to be) living in this limbo, this seemingly endless waiting for the opportunity to change, when really the opportunity exists within our very selves all along.
Dear X—, Dear A—,
I will do everything I have the power to do to free your lives from the mistakes of ours. That is what my love for you means.
Fighting for a system that rewards care for people and planet over profit.
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.