The climate crisis is increasingly being addressed in the context of central banks and financial regulators. Below, we have compiled relevant research and policy proposals that have been written over the past few years.This is a non-exhaustive list and there is a lot more research out there. Help us by sharing new research and proposals at [email protected].
Ten Financial Actors Can Accelerate a Transition Away from Fossil Fuels
This study examines the equity ownership of the world’s unburnable fossil fuel reserves, finding that just ten organisations own nearly half of all reserves and have a disproportionate influence over the fossil fuel industry.
Assessing Financial Risks from Physical Climate Shocks : A Framework for Scenario Generation
Scenarios developed to assess the financial risks from physical climatic events do not fully capture such shocks, finds this World Bank paper from three distinguished sustainable finance academics.
Green Mortgages, EU Taxonomy and Environment Risk Weighted Assets: A Key Link for the Transition
This original and timely paper introduces an environment risk weighted assets tool that financial regulators could use almost immediately to help banks green their portfolios by lending to households to reduce energy use and emissions.
Fossil fuel: the new sub-primes? How funding the climate crisis can lead to a financial crisis
This assessment of the climate-related financial risks facing the 11 largest banks in the eurozone finds that they are highly exposed to a collapse in fossil fuel asset values, with potential contagion effects threatening financial stability. Comparing fossil fuel assets …
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