In a move which demonstrates great far-sightedness towards the interests of younger and future generations, the UK recently became the first major industrialised country to commit itself to achieving net zero greenhouse gas emissions by the year 2050. But is this ambitious target actually achievable? David Kingman investigates
The Prime Minister has just met the boss of Toshiba to discuss a likely high strike price for producing nuclear energy for the UK. Angus Hanton, IF Co-founder, looks at another huge energy bill likely to land on our children’s shoulders, this time from North Sea oil and gas decommissioning.
The Goenchi Mati movement has recently seen a momentous breakthrough. Chloe Wall, IF researcher, examines the implications of this for intergenerational fairness
Yesterday, at the House of Commons, a new All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Future Generations was launched to promote the interests of unborn generations. Angus Hanton, Co-founder of IF, was there; here’s his report
David Kingman looks at the mixed reaction from experts to the government’s plans for the environment
David Kingman reports on the latest criticism of the government’s plans to build a new nuclear power station on the south coast of England
Nuclear power has massive and worrying implications for future generations. Now even the short-term economic argument makes no sense. Ashley Seager, co-founder of IF, says it’s time to rethink
Scientists have produced a new warning about the possible future impact of climate change on human populations, reports David Kingman, but is their pessimism overstated?
The government’s new air quality plan could mark the end of the road for traditional petrol- and diesel-powered cars. David Kingman explains
Costs and delays for the new Hinkley Point C nuclear power station just seem to escalate relentlessly. David Kingman reports