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‘The Weight of Water’ – an interview with the curiously creative filmmaker Deej Phillips

This week we’re shining a spotlight on ‘The Weight of Water’, by filmmakers Deej Phillips and Neelima Vallangi.  ‘The Weight of Water’ documents (in a rather snazzy cinematographic manner) the impacts of climate change and related issues on the lives of people and communities in Nepal. 

Curious to find out more?

We spoke to Deej to hear more about his journey, the film, and how the creative arts are responding to the climate crisis.

Stories from the Frontline – Episode 2: People and Projects to Watch (that you might not have heard of, but you really really should…)

Welcome to our second article from Curious Earth’s new ‘Stories on the Frontline’ series.  If you weren’t already aware of this new initiative, Stories on the Frontline aims to focus and give voice to the Most Affected People and Areas (MAPA) of climate change. Extractivism, ecocide and the effects of the climate and ecological crisis do not affect the global population equally.…

Bitcoin: A bit bad for the environment?

It’s been in the news for a while, but over the past few months, coverage of Bitcoin has gone a bit crazy. With high levels of investment, including some high-profile backers, the value of Bitcoin has increased 6x in the past year! But what is not widely publicised are the environmental implications of this craze – are Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies a…