Trillions are needed for the deep building renovations required to meet Europe’s climate targets. To make this happen, EU institutions need to use the network of banks across Europe and incentivise loans for home renovation, argue finance campaigners.
What are the conclusions of the ECB’s strategy review, and what are the implications of its climate action on our everyday lives?
In this short presentation, our economist Uuree focuses on the Asset Purchase Programmes, namely the Corporate Sector Purchase Programme of the ECB and explains why it represents a real issue when it comes to the climate emergency.
Still need a book for your summer vacation? Below is a selection of what we at Positive Money Europe are currently (re)reading – including one book in German and one in Italian, reflecting the diversity of our team.
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The outcomes of the ECB’s strategic review show how much progress was made on civil society demands such as climate action and the inclusion of housing prices in inflation data. However, the ECB failed to depart from the status quo in terms of its core monetary policy tasks. Nonetheless, the ECB’s commitment to carry out periodic reviews, as soon as in 2025) are good foundations for working towards a more effective and fair monetary policy.