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US Fed should join central-bank group trying to manage global warming risks to economy, Brainard says

By Neil Roland
  • 14 Jul 2020 16:42
  • 14 Jul 2020 16:42
The US Federal Reserve should join the group of central banks that is trying to identify and manage risks to the international financial system posed by global warming, said Fed Governor Lael Brainard, the sole Democrat on the board.

“Understanding the impact of climate change on financial stability has to be a priority

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Neil Roland

Senior Correspondent


Neil has covered U.S. financial regulation for over two decades, mostly for Bloomberg and Crain Communications. He received a Loeb award for coverage of regulators' response to the collapse of Enron. He also garnered a SABEW award and some Jesse H. Neal awards for stories on the Federal Reserve's response to the 2008 financial crisis. Roland has appeared as a commentator on Fox TV, NPR, C-Span and Bloomberg TV. He received a Master's degree in public policy from Harvard and a Bachelors degree in economics from Cornell.

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