Be An Awesome Ancestor

It’s time for us all to get involved in climate action. We need to think of ourselves as ancestors. What are your future loved ones going to thank you for? We need to embrace long term thinking and lean into generational equity, which we call “Think Beyond Your Age.” This quote from David Attenborough sums it up perfectly. We all have a unique role to play in climate action.




Check out the OneGreenThing “Be an Awesome Ancestor” pledge.


It’s a simple, but powerful tool. This holiday season ask the young people in your life how they feel about the future we’re leaving them. For most adults we know, it’s a game-changing conversation that sparks a commitment to climate action.

The pledge says:


I pledge to Be an Awesome Ancestor.

I will:

  • LISTEN to the young people I know about their concerns about the future.

  • Let the young people I know that they are not alone.

  • Share personal stories of resilience, gratitude & social progress.

  • Connect with nature.

  • Take action to create a greener, healthier, more just world future generations.


Check out the link HERE to take the pledge and download our OneGreenThing Intergenerational discussion guide for your holiday conversations.


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