More Messages to the Future
I promise to include the trees and animals in all my decisions.
Dear future generations,
Past generations took all the trees, polluted all the water, fished all the fish, and hunted all the animals so that there’s almost nothing nice left.
To older Rochelle,
You should’ve reduced your carbon footprint, should be using some source of renewable energy and be a vegetarian by now.
I feel deeply that it is my moral obligation as your Mom to protect your future and allow you to inherit a clean and healthy planet.
To our sweet grandson Caleb,
We want a safe and beautiful world for you, little Caleb, and for your children and grandchildren. We promise to do our part.
The world is changing and it is happening fast.
I promise to become more educated on the global issues that face populations I can’t see
I will stop using plastic and will plant trees. I will also not waste water and electricity.
Dear future me,
I am 19 years old, and I am angry.
Dear future child,
We’re presenting at conferences, writing articles, and organizing events with the goal of mobilizing our profession to act on climate, and to help them understand that it will deeply impact our mission to preserve history for future generations.
Dear fellow human,
May my tomorrow include more attention to these details so that you know that I do care.
To my children,
If there is one thing that I taught you it is to be honest in your decisions as they pertain to yourselves and the earth in which you live.