Author page: Conrad Langridge

MIND THE GAP – Female environmentalists vs. Females in STEM

We’re taking a curious look at the gender gap on social media and how this relates to the real-life gender gap in climate science. Here at Curious.Earth we noticed that a surprising percentage of our Instagram followers identify as women – a staggering 71.8%! We decided to undertake some new research and find out whether other climate crisis related accounts had the…

Curious.Earth lands partnership with The Royal Society of Chemistry to bring climate science content to a more diverse range of audiences.

What’s Going On Here? Curious.Earth has received sponsorship from The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) to run a series of climate-science social media posts targeting audiences who aren’t typically exposed to inspirational scientific content. What Does This Mean? Science is often considered less accessible by, and for, people from certain backgrounds. Relatively few girls, children from families with less advantaged circumstances, and…

Clean Air Day: Reducing air pollution levels by 20% could improve children’s ability to learn by one month per year!

What’s Going On Here? Global Action Plan, the Philips Foundation and the University of Manchester (UoM) reveal results from new modelling which suggests that maintaining lower air pollution levels by 20% could improve the development of a child’s working memory by 6%, the equivalent of four weeks extra learning time per year. The announcement has been made today, 8th October on National Clean Air…

How I’m making £40 per month on Fat Llama, helping others reduce their carbon footprint AND doing it with next to no effort

DIY tools are big business, with sales for 2020 forecast to be worth over $30bn USD – equivalent to the GDP of Iceland!  But the majority of these tools are purchased for household use, which by all accounts isn’t very much use at all.  According to Danish researchers at Concito: Hand drills get used for approximately 18 minutes in their lifetime, whilst…

The Great Reset – The creative industries call to embed lockdown sustainability benefits

What’s Going On Here? Purpose Disruptors, a network of individuals who work in the creative industry, have pulled together to launch The Great Reset Campaign. The campaign targets the creative industry, asking it to use advertising power to ensure that we do not lose the positive environmental shifts developed in lockdown and continue their momentum as the restrictions loosen. As the industry with…