Green economic stimulus: Priority actions for central banks

By Adrian Fenton and Helena Wright

With the Covid-19 pandemic bringing global healthcare systems to near collapse, the trauma, ongoing loss of life and wider economic and social impacts could affect an entire generation. Governments will need to halt the spread of the virus and then rebuild our economy. The world is now facing multiple crises at the same time — the pandemic and an ongoing nature and climate emergency.

The Covid-19 pandemic has already led to economic stimulus packages being proposed or…