2021: plenty of climate talks, but little practical progress
As the climate and ecological crises continue to accelerate, central banks have made slow progress in addressing their role as calls grow to stop the funding of the destruction of the natural world.
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.
Weekly roundup: Biden’s climate risk roadmap and RBA divestment fears
Australia’s climate inaction scaring investors, White House releases roadmap on climate risk ahead of FSOC report, Bank of Mauritius launches climate change centre and more from this week in green central banking.
Weekly roundup: Fed planning climate stress tests and Carney under fire
Fed’s Brainard says climate stress tests on the way for US banks, Carney under fire over COP26 ‘greenwashing’, G20 central banks urged to green refinancing operations and more from this week in green central banking.
Weekly roundup: BoJ to begin climate loans scheme and Biden picks climate-friendly regulator
Brazil’s banks told to begin climate stress tests, adverse weather a factor in Mexico monetary policy 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 …
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.
PBOC outlines approach to greening monetary policy
The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) has outlined its approach to greening monetary policy in a quarterly implementation report from the central bank’s Monetary Policy Analysis Group, released on Monday. The design of “carbon emission reduction policy support tools” will …
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