Policy-makers miss a trick if they assume that the climate change debate is anchored in scientific fact alone, argues Edward Robinson, a freelance researcher and consultant in sustainable economics. They ignore the moral dimensions at their peril.
David Kingman explores some new evidence which shows why we need a national debate on the future of the state pension
Corinne Galloway gives the lowdown on a short film competition, which invites young people to change the law
Angus Hanton assesses the newly-announced government proposal for a flat-rate state pension
David Kingman looks at a recent debate in the Scottish Parliament which touched on the future legacy of its oil industry, and the ways this could be affected by independence
Series 2 of Generations Apart, presented by Fi Glover on Radio 4, contains plenty of intergenerational food for thought, as Antony Mason reports
David Kingman examines the likelihood of today’s universal benefits still being in place after the next general election
An American blog called “FrugalDad.com”, which offers opinions and advice on higher education and how to pay for it, recently started hosting an infographic which displays information about the American student debt crisis in an exciting and innovative format.
David Kingman examines the trend in current British society for viewing rising house prices as an unquestionably positive development
David Kingman reports on some new evidence from ING Direct that suggests older people in Britain are becoming more likely to downsize when they retire.