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].
A Silver Bullet Against Green Swans
A European Commission review of the regulatory framework on capital requirements for banks and insurance companies offers an opportunity for a “quick fix” to address climate-related risks to the financial system, finds this ground-breaking Finance Watch report.
Climate-neutral central banking: How the European System of Central Banks can support the transition to net-zero
This policy report examines why EU central banks need to adopt net-zero climate strategies and offers seven concrete recommendations for how they can do so. Jointly published by the London School of Economics’ Grantham Institute and SOAS University of London, …
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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