More Messages to the Future
To my Children,
As you look through your window, I hope you will see a bright future. I hope you dream big, and that you have the courage, drive, and fortitude to do everything you can to achieve those dreams.
Everyone should be grow at least 100 trees in his lifetime.
To my children,
I am working with 350.org on shutting down the coal and unconventional gas industries in our country because I cannot think of a more direct way to protect you, the food, water and biodiversity we all love and rely on.
To my grandchildren’s children,
I became an activist to be part of a force to save the natural world and go 100% clean energy.
Rachel and Noelle,
I hope in a small way this helps your world.
I am sitting in a classroom thinking about you. Which is rare for me. I hope that our family has taken some initiative to do something about changing society instead of building robots and large houses.
I will never give up on you, on humanity, on the future.
I pledge to use less plastic!
Dear Elliot and Alana,
But being truthful, I know we are not yet on the path that will lead to the change that is needed; but it is visible.
Dear Rowan and Anaka,
If we could talk, I would not be able to bear your gaze as you ask: How could you, the people in a position to change the course of climate change, fail to act?
Dear Evie of 2050,
I can feel the change happening — many people are working to transform the world.
I promise to do my part, supporting federal legislation to protect our earth while starting small with projects at home.