Why green lending facilities can solve the ECB’s monetary tightening dilemma
Rising interest rates threaten to stifle the move to a greener economy but targeted lending would allow the ECB to avoid this problem, say policy experts Paul Schreiber and Lukasz Krebel.
Calls grow for green targeted measures instead of interest rate hikes
Civil society groups are questioning the effectiveness of rate hikes, instead calling for targeted support to address fossil fuel dependency, climate change and other root causes of supply shock inflation.
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.
Six banks to participate in Fed climate analysis
Details of the Fed’s climate scenario analysis exercise, an ECB study on inflation and the green transition and more from this week in green central banking.
ECB evidence of climate risk premiums
An ECB study reveals climate risk premiums for equity markets, green loans from the Central Bank of Iraq, the San Francisco Fed on the US megadrought and more from this week in green central banking.
Calls grow for targeted ECB green discount rate
Faced with rising fossil fuel inflation and growing energy insecurity, civil society groups are calling on the ECB to incentivise bank lending for energy-saving housing renovations through the introduction of a green discount rate.
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