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On Solidarity

Solidarity – in my mind the word forms in smoke letters, circling up from the cigar of a Cuban revolutionary in the 1960s. It is also our ticket to the 2060s, if we want to make it there in one piece. Let’s pick apart this solidarity concept for a second.

Kids Designing a Better Future

Have you ever wondered what the world would look like if children were in the lead? On Saturday the 3d of November the very first Global Children's Designathon took place in Accra, Ghana. It was a day on which Ghanaian children from different backgrounds got together and designed solutions for Life on Land issues, one of the Sustainable Development Goals.

Renewed at the Waterfalls of Obosomase

Church masses often evoke a sense of sombreness, giving congregants the space to reflect, while drawing them closer to each other via the shared experience of the divine. Our recent Church of Climate Change mass was less sombre – but our goals were similar. We hiked, washed off the dirt and heat in unbelievably cool pools of a waterfall and ate delicious vegetarian food. In marking our second mass, we spent an adventurous time at the Obosomase waterfalls.

Sunday Morning Service – a Plastic Exorcism

This year, Earth Day called on us to End Plastic Pollution. Always up for a challenge, we gathered some members of the Church of Climate Change and organized a cleanup. There’s no simpler way to LIBTYFI: Leave It Better Than You Found It. We picked up trash (90% plastic!) off Sakumono Beach in Tema, Ghana. Our Earth Day cleanup was in partnership with Niantic, the Pokémon Go company. They put up the event on their website among many worldwide so that Pokémon Go players could find us and sign up.

Halleluyah, the Church of Climate Change is here

We are all trying to race towards the promises of success. As we go, we get stuck in the mucky mess of our Greed-Dressed-As-Ambition. What are we willing to die for? Or rather to live for - and what kind of life? Is it economic wealth? How about our lungs and the air we breathe? The food we eat? The soil? The future? Now take a deep breath...

The Church of Climate Change

A temple for the green of hearts! Imagine a space where we can convert our climate change concerns into action. Reflect on the state of our world and compensate for our CO2 sins.

Summer Loving

Kwame will finally have time for his babies on the farm... because Dr. Monk is taking a collective summer break! We wish you love, light and clarity for the rest of August - we'll be back refreshed and bursting with new inspiration in September. Artwork by our amazing Ire!

The Siamese Crocodile

Siamese crocodiles are a symbol of democracy and unity. The Siamese crocodiles share one stomach, yet they fight over food. Ama, the amphibian of Dr. Monk, uses this symbol to tell a story of interconnectedness.

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