More Messages to the Future
“I knew you would want to know how the future turned out. You got so anxious about climate change as we grew older. By coming back, I thought I could help you with that.”
I can now see that the solutions are there, that a transition of the magnitude that is needed, is possible.
I hope that you start doing things that will help the world.
As I write this, I consider giving up as it sometimes seems that all is lost. But then I think of you.
I hope we can pass on a better place to live so that my grandchildren and their future children can enjoy the beauty of nature that our wonderful God has given us.
I promise to pick up trash at every beach I visit, use metal straws, take quick showers.
I promise to turn old shirts into produce bags.
I promise to become more educated on the global issues that face populations I can’t see
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.
Fighting for a system that rewards care for people and planet over profit.
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 My Dear Grandchildren,
Be assured that in the upcoming election, I will cast my vote for your future – for elected officials that recognize climate risks and are willing to promote and vote for legislation that will stop environmental damage and begin to heal our planet.