Scorecard update: G20 central banks failing on climate
A major study by Positive Money and Green Central Banking reveals that G20 central bankers and financial supervisors remain stuck in data-gathering exercises and are failing to meaningfully respond to the climate and ecological crisis.
New ECB climate and monetary policy analysis released
The ECB has published a substantive review and analysis of climate change and monetary policy in the euro area, identifying potential problems with monetary policy transmission as a result of climate-related impacts.
Weekly roundup: Climate risk weighting and Lagarde on price stability
Finance Watch’s Thierry Philipponnat on climate risk weighting in capital allocations, a new Chair of the Fed’s Financial Stability Climate Committee, Christine Lagarde on price stability, and more from this week in green central banking.
Weekly roundup: ‘Green Flamingos’ and Danmarks Nationalbank on climate price stability
Danish central bank on climate and price stability, new EU climate reporting standards, the ‘Green Flamingo’ of emerging markets and how Latin American central banks failing on climate change. This and more from this week in green central banking…
New tool tracks monetary and financial climate policy
A new interactive tool tracking climate-related monetary and financial policies in 30 countries has been launched by the E-axes Forum, an independent research organization focusing on macroeconomic policies and sustainability. A second tool tracks emerging academic literature in climate economics …
Weekly roundup: Fed politics and XR target BoE
The ECB’s Isabel Schnabel on climate, a new green strategy from Bank of Thailand, the Fed and US climate politics and Extinction Rebellion rallies outside Bank of England in a “blood money march” calling for an immediate end to all …
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: Climate food price inflation in Turkey and ECB protests
Reaction to the IPCC AR6 report, climate and food price inflation in Turkey, NGFS Chair Frank Elderson on patchy data, and large protests outside the ECB headquarters against the central bank’s continued support for fossil fuels.
Protestors demand end to SNB fossil fuel funding
A crowd of 1,500 climate activists gathered outside the Swiss National Bank (SNB) on Friday to demand an immediate end to the central bank’s support for fossil fuel companies and activities. The portfolios of the SNB and the Swiss banking …
Weekly roundup: Climate rules for Brazil’s banks and speculation on Powell’s future
New climate requirements for Brazil’s banks, quantitative easing and nature loss, EU fiscal-monetary climate coordination, speculation on the fate of Fed Chair Jerome Powell and more from this week in green central banking.
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