More Messages to the Future
Tonight at bedtime, you asked, seemingly out of nowhere, “why are the glaciers disappearing?”
I hope, as your father, I’ve done enough to instill within you how science is a wonderful adventure.
Estou esperando ansiosa sua chegada pra que a gente possa fazer muitas coisas boas juntos, uma delas, é cuidar bem do nosso planeta.
To My Children,
Is the world really polluted?
I wonder if in 2050 we will be looking at a future where fear from the changes at hand has caused people to hate rather than love and provide hope. Perhaps in that world we will we no longer comprehend the biblical texts in a meaningful way. Will climate change be the end of the epoch of God?
I pledge to stop using plastic bags.
I promise to never use a plastic straw.
I promise to do all within my power to create a world that’s safe for you and your generation.
There is a place on this planet called the Amazon, and I don’t mean the online shopping site (is that still a thing in your time?).
My climate action is to educate youth to create solutions for energy efficiency and conservation opportunities.
I promise to be creative – make art!
We ran through the woods laughing, crying, and living.