I promise to plant trees and to turn off the lights.
More Messages to the Future
The clock ticks, time passes, and the earth and all of its inhabitants move closer to dangerous boundaries we can dimly discern but cannot see clearly.
Isabelle minha querida neta!
Nossa vida só tem qualidade se tem natureza ao nosso redor.
To my Dad,
I hope on this Father’s Day, my 24th birthday, and the rest of days, we remember that the most basic part of life is living happy with the ones we love. Acting every day against climate change will allow us to keep that simple piece of humanity.
My climate promise: community awareness of the climate crisis.
Less meat, more on my feet!
Dear grand nieces and nephews,
I wish you this security knowing we changed because we love you.
Dear Children and Grandchildren,
I see a world full of hope fueled by the desire for change.
I haven’t met you yet, but I already know you deserve a better tomorrow.
As one push of a button can set a spinner in motion, so too can the actions of one in creating a world that allows you to thrive, to giggle, to love.
To my beloved granddaughters, Margaret and Caroline,
Growing up in Germany, I often wondered what my parents had done to oppose the Nazi regime in the 1930’s that led to WWII. I was so disappointed when I found out how passive they had been. For me, this was formative.
“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, Nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” – The Lorax
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?