Sent on by
Amar Uppal
Send Your Own Message

Dear future generations,

Today is November 22, 2018, a day when the environment is in a state that it should have never been in. It is Thanksgiving Day, a day to celebrate with loved ones, near and dear. Yet, many people here in California are unable to do so. Their homes have been destroyed and their loved ones gone missing due to the massive wildfires in the state right now. These wildfires have not only destroyed the land, but the air as well with smoke and particles reaching the far northern part of the state.

These types of environmental disaster are not only occurring in California, but around the world. The lack of care and responsibility shown by nations and their citizens have caused environmental damage. This includes disasters like floods, fires, melting of glaciers and icecaps; all byproducts of climate change and green house gas increase. Direct human damage includes logging of forests, breakdowns of nuclear plants, garbage disposal, and polluting of water.

Currently, steps are being taken to try and improve the situation. Laws to increase fuel efficiency in cars, raise standards for energy consumption and so on have helped. New laws here in California include a ban on plastic such as straws. However, more steps need to be taken by individuals. Even if it may seem small, one person’s contribution can add up if all people think that way. Furthermore, education on climate change and environmental studies is critical to increase awareness and decrease ignorance. Only then will we make change as a nation when we choose to vote and elect those into power who recognize how fragile and important our environment, natural forests and oceans are.

I hope to see you all in the future making a change so that mother nature can be restored to its previous, beautiful condition.

Share on:
 
Send Your Own Message

More Messages to the Future

 

To all the people here on earth,

Who knows what the future would look like? or what will happened in the future? No one knows right? That’s why it it’s scary because we don’t know what lies ahead. We couldn’t stop the future but we can always change it.

 

Dear Nafia,

I also hope that your previous prayers have been answered. The way you wanted to create green jobs for your fellow city dwellers have been fulfilled already.

 

Dear 2050,

Our planet is crazy. I pledge to be an innovator to make sustainable living real.

 

Dear Tomorrow

I will get my roommates to be more environmentally friendly.

 

Dear Future Kids Like Me,

What I hope for future kids like me is that they continue to ride the groundswell of climate change support all the way into action.

 

Dear Finn and Cy,

I think a lot about what you might be like when you grow up and about what kind of world you will live in.

 

Dear My Future Child,

I want to sculpt a world for you where you can play outside without gas masks, an ocean to swim in without toxins, and a thick lively forest for you to wander.

 

Dear Me of 2050,

I promise that I will plant more trees in places where there are none.

 

Dear me,

Remember how passionate you felt at 20, I hope you keep that passion in you and are still working on climate 30 years from now.

 

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.

 

Dear future love,

A culture of consumption is the reason that my world faces such an ecological crisis, it is both necessary and proper to address the fundamental mindsets that have created such a destructive culture.

 

Dear Luna,

I will never give up on you, on humanity, on the future.

View All Messages

Send Your Own Message