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].
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 …
Financial Stability in a Planetary Emergency: The Role of Banking Regulators in a Burning World
This report details a series of cutting-edge policy proposals that financial regulators and policy makers could take if they were given the responsibility of regulating the financial system in line with the needs of society and the planet.
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