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].
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 …
‘Double materiality’: what is it and why does it matter?
The idea that the environmental effects of financing and corporate activities is materially important is central to any conception of a sustainable financial system, writes Matthias Täger in this cutting edge commentary from Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and …
Uncertainty Is Not an Excuse. Integrating Climate Risks into Monetary Policy Operations and Financial Supervision
This policy brief from the SUERF association summarises the results of an analysis of climate-related transition risk metrics in a sample of firms from the European Central Bank’s (ECB’s) corporate bond portfolio. The research ranked the assessments of 12 transition …
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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