David Kingman ponders what kind of “legacy” the people responsible for London’s successful Olympic Games will actually be able to achieve
Sarah Cruz Lima, of the Institute for Shipping and Trade Law at Swansea University, describes the imperfect efforts to curb dumping at sea, a classic case of short-term expediency with clear long-term – hence intergenerational – implications
David Kingman reports on the launch of IF’s Intergenerational Fairness Index, which assesses how intergenerational unfairness has worsened in the UK during the last 20 years
David Kingman explores Alex Salmond’s recent proposal to create a sovereign wealth fund for future generations if Scotland becomes independent
David Kingman argues that the Winter Fuel Allowance is extremely inefficient – and unfair on the younger generation
Angus Hanton explores a piece of research which examines how leaders think about intergenerational equity
Angus Hanton reports on the recent launch of Dr Rupert Read’s “Guardians of the Future” paper at the House of Commons
In the second of her blogs from China, Xiao Mei looks at the environmental challenges faced by China, and wonders who will be the main agents for change.
Bob McCormick, of the “citizen’s blog” Global Summit, argues that to achieve long-term intra- and intergenerational justice we will need to reorganize human activity on the macro level.
Angus Hanton shows how the cake analogy is a useful way of seeing the difficulties of apportioning the burden of intergenerational legacies, such as carbon emissions