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 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
What did the 2012 Autumn Statement do for intergenerational fairness? David Kingman investigates
David Kingman explores the intergenerational dimensions of defence spending, asking whether we can ever know what future generations would want us to do
Liz Emerson explains why IF has launched the IF Film Competition, and raises some of the issues that should provoke young film makers to take up the challenge
David Kingman argues that the world’s most powerful country is storing up significant problems for future generations to deal with
Famine could be the ultimate poisoned legacy to future generations. Antony Mason examines the predictions for population and food supply.
The failure of Rio+20 to establish a High Level Representative for Future Generations at the UN caused widespread disappointment. But persuasive campaigning to further support the rationale behind the proposals may yet be rewarded. Antony Mason and Kirsty Scheeberger report.
Antony Mason suggests that Jeff Randall’s TV report should be required viewing for anyone interested in today’s intergenerational issues.
Antony Mason looks at the laboured progress of the EU over the Common Fisheries Policy, which seems unable to address with sufficient urgency the threat to fish stocks and our fishing industry