Alternatives to plastic: are they any better?

Many young adults are currently concerned about the impact which their plastic consumption could be having on the environment. However, new research suggests that we still don’t know enough about the environmental impact of plastic alternatives to be certain that they are actually better for the environment than plastic, as David Kingman explains

OK Boomer!

“OK Boomer”, a simple retort against the Baby Boomer generation, is now more than an internet phenomenon. With the phrase garnering an ever-growing presence among Generation Z, IF placement Cameron Leitch investigates how the phrase has developed and what its popularity says about current intergenerational attitudes

When will Millennials reach life’s major milestones? (Part 2)

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has recently published a new piece of analysis which looks at the average ages at which people currently hit major milestones in life, such as having children. In the second of two blogs on this topic, David Kingman looks at how these are changing, and what this could mean… Read more »

When will Millennials reach life’s major milestones? (Part 1)

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has recently published a new piece of analysis which looks at the average ages at which people currently hit major milestones in life, such as having children. In the first of two blogs, David Kingman looks at how these are changing, and what this could mean for the Millennial… Read more »

Rising sea levels: a new modelling approach

Last month, a study by Climate Central claimed that the number of people under threat by rising sea levels by 2050 is three times greater than previously understood. But there is reason to be optimistic: IF Junior Researcher Melissa Bui explains how a new modelling approach can help us understand how to best respond to… Read more »