Legal campaigners take aim at central bank support for fossil fuels

Environmental law group ClientEarth is taking the Belgian central bank to court over its support for fossil fuel companies as part of a European Central Bank (ECB) asset purchasing programme.

by Simon Pickstone
Christine Lagarde in March: The ECB president has made climate change a major focus for the central bank. Photo: Olivier Matthys/Getty Images
Christine Lagarde in March: The ECB president has made climate change a major focus for the central bank. Photo: Olivier Matthys/Getty Images

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