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 looks at the intergenerational dilemma posed by the Dilnot Commission, and the new White Paper on social care
David Kingman explores the economic and social implications of China’s rapidly ageing population
David Kingman explores the intergenerational injustice which is at the heart of the government’s proposed welfare reforms
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 the British government’s recent proposal to fine people for not registering to vote, and its likely impact on the young
David Kingman explains how retirement villages could help young people get on the property ladder
David Kingman argues that commentators have become too caught up in arguing about the appropriate size for the Earth’s population, when what really matters is the age structure of the population in individual countries
Liz Emerson suggests that the interests of all could be served by a single ministry focusing on the long term.