Briefing paper

Banking on coal: how central banks can address the financial risks and support a capital shift away from coal

Climate change Renewable energy Coal-fired power Energy transition European Union
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The transition away from coal is not only key to meeting climate policy objectives, but also a matter for those who are concerned with the financial stability risks that the stranding of lossmaking coal assets pose, including central banks and financial supervisors. This brief provides an overview on the levers needed when consider in addressing a shift of capital flows away from coal towards a low-carbon economy.

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