Today, 16 November 2023, marks the world’s first Intergenerational Fairness Day. Nine organisations around the world have come together to call on their respective governments to better consider the interests of younger and future generations. To celebrate, Liz Emerson, IF Co-founder introduces a week of articles from activist organisations around the world. #intergenerationalfairnessday
Another government u-turn, this time on the climate. Lotte Foster, IF student volunteer, lays out the latest Sunak u-turn and explains how it could affect younger generations
As the housing crisis continues to get worse, those stuck in the private rental sector are suffering from increasingly unaffordable rents. Alec Haglund, IF Researcher, discusses why a growing proportion of young renters are financially vulnerable, and why the government must do more to help them.
HS2 was supposed to be desperately needed to help upgrade the UK rail network. Instead, after billions of pounds spent, the project has been all but scrapped, leaving just a short run of new rail between Birmingham and the outskirts of London. Alec Haglund, IF Researcher, explains why scrapping HS2 symbolises a lack of long-term… Read more »
By continuing the freeze on Income Tax and NICs’ thresholds until 2027-28, the government has condemned the young and the poor to bear a larger share of the national tax burden. Alec Haglund, IF Researcher, discusses why the young and the poor are hit the hardest.
Party conference season and intergenerational fairness – did political parties really speak to younger generations? Liz Emerson, IF Co-founder, gives the low down on offers for younger generations
Intergenerational Foundation Co-Founder and CEO, Liz Emerson, sets out the details of the contract digital consultant role currently being advertised by the charity.
In 2020, the UK recorded its largest intake of first-year university students only to be hit with an increase the following year. As a result, universities and students alike have been battling with increased demand for housing amidst a cost-of-living crisis. Justin Adesina, IF student volunteer, investigates.
Sylvan Lutz IF Researcher discusses the ruling in Montana that found the government’s failure to account for greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuel development harms young people and violates their right to a “clean and healthful environment.” This is an important paradigm shift in how we think about the relationship between environmental health and the… Read more »
Sylvan Lutz, IF Researcher, argues that despite the global average surface temperature being 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels in July 2023, the Uxbridge bi-election result is being seen as a moment to reduce climate action in the UK. Join IF in calling on all parties to increase climate ambition and to stop stealing a liveable climate… Read more »