Never before would I have said that I am one to take initiative.

Sent on by
Ian Overutrf
Send Your Own Message

To my future children,

Today I stand on the precipice of the rest of my life. Through my life I’ve struggled, and today I face perhaps the greatest challenge my generation will come to know. The world is changing. I fondly remember my childhood in California running around the Redwoods and playing at Glass Beach. Now however, deforestation claims hundreds of acres every day and companies want to drill for oil on our beautiful coast.

Never before would I have said that I am one to take initiative. Yet, the splendid wonder of the world is deteriorating faster than it can be repaired. I will take action for you, and for your children. The climate is in drastic disarray and it is up to each and every one of us to reverse this horror. You deserve a world where you are not poisoned by toxic air, where the ocean is not primarily acidic, and where bio-intensive agriculture is a normality.

By the time you are born, I hope we will have reversed climate change indefinitely. That you may open your eyes and see only the splendor of nature. The problems imposed on my generation by the prior shall not be inflicted upon your generation.  We can and will do everything in our power to help you. A natural and sustainable world will be the only world that you know. I wouldn’t have it any other way.

Share on:
 
Send Your Own Message

More Messages to the Future

 

Dear Grown up Alton and Dot,

The most important thing in my life is you, which means that as your mom – I am doing my very best to make sure that when you read this letter, Earth is a cleaner and safer place for you and your children.

 

To my Maria and her children,

I have to tell you something: it is so hard to keep our life “green” for now, but we still keep trying.

 

Dear Ellie,

My heart is an ocean of love for all the children facing a life of climate catastrophe.

 

Dear Tomorrow,

I promise to stop eating beef.

 

To earth & its inhabitants,

Its been heavy on my shoulders since I found out about the state of climate woes as a child.

 

Dear Annalyse and Greyson,

See people can say they care about climate change, but caring is not action.

 

Dear humankind of today and tomorrow,

I do wish to contribute as much as I can, maybe even start a ripple effect, where other people will start taking action too and inspire other people too.

 

Para minha querida filha, Vitória,

Consegue compreender que estamos aqui de passagem e que temos por obrigação apenas tomar emprestado, evitado excessos e principalmente agradecer.

 

Dear Jamie and Jason,

My inspiration was the two of you. It started with thinking about the world you were inheriting and what your future was going to be like. But then you taught me how important it is to listen to you – to listen to young people.

 

Querido amanhã,

Em fim, espero que você receba essa mensagem, e entenda o quão pequenos nos somos e como é importante preservar o planeta terra.

 

Dear Brady,

I will work everyday to combat climate change for your today, for your tomorrow!

 

Al mio piccolo, grandissimo bambino,

Hai compiuto da poco 1 anno e giusto ieri hanno annunciato la scoperta di 7 pianeti che potrebbero racchiudere in essi la possibilità di sviluppare, o aver già sviluppato, vita a livello organico.

View All Messages

Send Your Own Message