FROM THE BLOG
The ECB’s climateflation headache
Extreme weather events are growing in size, power and frequency, meaning our economies are increasingly disrupted. We show how this results in climateflation, which poses a dilemma to the ECB’s policymaking. In a world plagued by supply shocks induced by climate change, conventional monetary policy faces complicated trade-offs in terms of economic activity and prices, while at the same time proving incapable of tackling the source of inflation.
EU Parliament’s energy committee adopts ambitious position on EPBD directive
In a vote this morning, the European Parliament’s committee on energy adopted an ambitious position on the review of the Energy Performance of Buildings directive, with stronger standards and obligations to renovate while ensuring financing will be available for people in the form of subsidies and bank loans.
Energy performance of EU buildings – ECB’s arguments reinforce our demands
The ECB has its say on the energy performance of EU buildings. Here’s why this is a good news
The ECB keeps increasing rates despite its forecasts being wrong
The ECB increases rates by another 0.5 percentage points despite its’ forecasts being wrong. This decision is unprecedented and will have serious socioeconomic consequences.
The ECB can boost the green transition and deliver back to price stability. Here is how!
The ECB can reconcile its price stability mandate with the EU’s environmental and economic objectives by offering differentiated lower rates for particular types of investments such as energy efficiency and renewables.
Will the money of the future be digital?
The Eurogroup gets back on the digital euro.
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