SCI blog post explores themes surrounding climate governance and central banking

The piece explores how central banks could play a significant and constructive role in climate governance as well as what would make them significant obstacles to the transformation needed.


In this blog Prof Best and Prof Paterson discuss themes surrounding climate governance and central banking, which emerged during a recent workshop involving leading scholars hosted by the Politics Department and SCI in February at the University of Manchester.

In the last few years, as central banks have begun to pay attention to climate change, there has been a flurry of academic interest in what central banks are doing and the potential this might hold for climate change action. Yet the crises of the last three years – COVID-19, the return of inflation, and the Russian invasion of Ukraine – have complicated the picture, leading us to look again at central banks and their potential role in climate governance and policy.

You can read the full piece here.