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 »
Eight years after the Paris Climate Agreement, an initial round of negotiations over a legally binding international treaty on plastics pollution concluded last week. Following these new talks in Paris IF Researcher, Sylvan Lutz, highlights the intergenerational dangers posed by plastics.
Earth Day marks an annual day of reflection on the state of the only home humanity has ever known. Sylvan Lutz, IF researcher, highlights the importance that the stability of the Earth’s climate and ecosystems have to current and future generations. Join IF in working to protect the planet for future generations, not just once… Read more »
Richard Fisher, a senior journalist at BBC Global News, explains the motivation behind his book, “The Long View”, which has just been published.
In October the Intergenerational Foundation published a report arguing that the government should stop subsidising domestic air travel and ban short-haul domestic routes where comparable rail alternatives exist. Alec Haglund, IF Researcher, discusses the Department for Transport’s response to the policy recommendations set out in IF’s Trains over Planes report.
IF is pleased to be a member of the Zero Hour Alliance which backs the Climate and Ecology Bill. John Hobby, IF Researcher, explains the Bill and what you can do to support its passage through Parliament. Intergenerational justice IF firmly believes that on intergenerational justice grounds it is the responsibility of those currently alive… Read more »
Environmental activist John Paul Jose explores the profound damage and destruction that the climate crisis is already causing in his homeland, and what could happen if the climate emergency goes unmitigated for longer. Depending on nature The most recent IPCC report highlights the increasing frequency and intensity of heavy rainfall, intense heatwaves, and droughts on… Read more »
What will it take for generations alive today to become better ancestors, asks writer and campaigner Jonathon Porritt. Tackling the climate crisis, of course, but changing how we live our lives and prioritising the future is also vital. Running out of time The vast majority of parents would hope that they’re doing everything they can… Read more »
Jessica K. Taft is Professor of Latin American and Latino Studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and is the author of The Kids Are in Charge. In this blog for the Intergenerational Foundation’s Worldwide Blog Week, she explores what adults can learn from young people, specifically the community of working children in Peru.… Read more »