Tap youthful energies to tackle climate change

The growing sense of urgency about climate change has stirred government and institutions, but activists across the world still need apply their creative energies to keep prodding. Kirsty Schneeberger, Head of Strategic Partnerships at the environmental law charity ClientEarth, looks at the landscape of action, and sees the need for reenergised institutions with a truly… Read more »

Austerity for whom?

Sam Couldrick, IF researcher, looks at cuts to school funding and considers the UK’s austerity programme in light of one of its original justifications

Rigged: How the oil and gas industry is undermining future generations

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.

Is Britain disappearing down a pensions black hole?

Angus Hanton, Co-founder of IF, looks at the growing and darkening chasm of pension liabilities, in both the private and the public sectors, and the impact this will have – is already having – on the economy as a whole and the future of younger generations