New York Fed report recommends lower rates for energy efficiency
The New York Fed on funding energy efficiency renovations, the BdF’s deputy governor on tipping points and transformative change, a prototype BIS green bond platform, and more from this week in green central banking.
NGFS chair calls climate change ‘the mother of all supply-side shocks’
The NGFS chair on climate change supply shocks, the ECB’s Frank Elderson on the biodiversity risks threatening financial markets, an ISSB requirement for scope 3 emissions disclosure and more from this week in green central banking.
QE-funded deforestation linked to financial instability
Two new studies have found that deforestation could create a loss in value as great as the 2008 financial crash, and that central banks have purchased debt from issuers linked to forest loss.
Africa losing up to 15% of GDP growth due to climate change
Africa losing up to 15% of GDP growth to climate change, drought contributing to global food price inflation, Bundesbank calls for urgent transition and more from this week in green central banking.
Costs of extreme weather increasing, warns White House
A White House warning on the rising costs of extreme weather, the Fed plans a scenario analysis exercise, a discussion of targeted monetary policy and regulation, and more from this week in green central banking.
BIS to build sustainability disclosure database
A searchable climate and sustainability disclosure database from the BIS, stronger HKMA climate risk supervision, green bonds in central bank reserves and more from this week in green central banking.
Live – Green Swan 2022: what’s next for central banks?
The second day of Green Swan 2022 featuring a keynote speech from FSB chair Klaas Knot, the BoE’s Sarah Breeden, and a high-level panel discussion with ECB governor Christine Lagarde and PBoC governor Yi Gang.
Live – Green Swan 2022: monetary policy and climate change
Coverage of the first day of the 2022 Green Swan Conference featuring NGFS chair Ravi Menon, former PBoC governor Zhou Xiaochuan, former US vice president Al Gore and a high-level panel discussion on adapting central bank operations to a hotter …
Zurich regional government joins growing calls for SNB climate action
The Swiss National Bank has come under further pressure to take climate action after one of its largest shareholders passed a motion calling on the bank to align its policies with the Paris Agreement. …
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