Parliament urges ECB to do more against climate change

MEPs have called on the European Central Bank (ECB) to consider climate change as a risk to price stability and therefore as an issue to tackle within its current mandate, in a plenary vote this morning.

by Simon Pickstone
Christine Lagarde: the ECB has pledged to set up a dedicated climate change policy team reporting directly to its president (Photo by OLIVIER MATTHYS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)
Christine Lagarde: the ECB has pledged to set up a dedicated climate change policy team reporting directly to its president (Photo by OLIVIER MATTHYS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

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