Green QE is not about green bonds

A recurring misinterpretation of “Green QE” is that central banks should restrict their asset purchases solely to green bonds. This op-ed was originally published on FT Alphaville on December 18, 2019 The recent declarations of new European Central Bank president Christine Lagarde on the possible role of her institution in the fight against climate change have revived pushbacks from central bankers and financial

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Social Europe Talk: Towards a Just Transition

I was delighted to be invited by Social Europe to take part in a debate on the “just transition” and how it could be brought about. Social Europe Editor-in-Chief Henning Meyer is joined by Montserrat Mir of the Just Transition Centre of the ITUC, Stanislas Jourdan from Positive Money and Spanish MEP Javi Lopez. You can watch the debate below:

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