Weekly roundup: monetary policy will determine greenflation
Climate-related price instability, a new transition risk tool, calls for climate justice, civil disobedience from scientists protesting fossil fuel finance, and more from this week in green central banking. Climate-related inflation depends on monetary policy Carbon pricing is just one …
Canadian bill would require climate capital requirements
New legislation before the Canadian parliament would introduce capital adequacy rules for fossil fuel lending and require the Bank of Canada to align its activities with the country’s climate commitments.
Weekly roundup: Malaysian climate lending facility and Yellen on capital rules
The Malaysian central bank launches a new climate lending facility, US Treasury Secretary says climate capital rules are premature, and more from this week in green central banking.
Canadian regulator to act on climate risk buffers
Canada’s top financial regulator will act to ensure that banks and other financial institutions have sufficient capital to weather the effects of intensifying physical climate risk.
Cop26: central banks make further climate commitments
A week dominated by Cop26 began with international climate protests focusing on central banks and ended with commitments from around the world to integrate climate considerations into monetary and financial decision-making.
Weekly roundup: climate defaults and the ECB’s mandate
Residential mortgages pose a climate risk to US financial stability, Canadian and Australian regulators to expand disclosure expectations, a new FSB financial stability surveillance framework, and more from this week in green central banking.
Report finds central banks failing on climate action
A study assessing twelve of the world’s largest central banks against ten climate-related policy criteria has found all failing to align their lending, asset purchases and regulatory activities with the Paris Agreement target.
Weekly Roundup: Mandatory US and EU climate-related disclosures
This weekly round up covers the Bank of Canada’s dirty bonds, SEC and ECB working on mandatory climate disclosures, a new appointment for BoE’s Breeden, European Commission’s annual ‘European Financial Stability and Integration Review’, flaw in TCFD disclosure, and Hungary’s …
Bank of Canada releases new climate scenarios model
The Bank of Canada (BoC) released an analysis of the global economy that combines climate scenarios with existing climate-economy models. The study is one of the first to show climate policy pathways, and assess their distribution of transition and physical risks …
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