More Messages to the Future
But when you are reading this years from now, by the light of a solar powered lamp, know that your dad, mom and millions of others who burned brightly with love for our kids did what we could, when we knew the stakes.
Tonight at bedtime, you asked, seemingly out of nowhere, “why are the glaciers disappearing?”
We ran through the woods laughing, crying, and living.
I promise to take shorter showers.
No plastic straws, no water bottles, shop local, no meat.
I hope that you start doing things that will help the world.
Dear next generation,
I hope that by the time you’re reading this, things have changed and people have started to protect the earth
You are young and have a rich future ahead of you. I am retired and aiming for a high quality of cultural life and comfort with whatever time remains to me. I do not want to see a world whose elders sacrifice your future for their short-term needs and personal gain. So it’s up to you and me to speak out.
Queridas crianças do mundo inteiro,
Pedimos que vocês procurem fazer como nós e continuem essa luta de colaborar com nosso planeta: evitando o consumo exagerado, usando a tecnologia para o bem, plantando árvores, economizando água e poluindo menos.
Dear Future Today,
Here in California we’re starting to recognize our climate changing the natural world around us.
I promise I will only use renewable energy.
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.