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Christine Lagarde to aim ECB's bazooka at green bonds as climate change mitigation tops her agenda

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French President-designate of the European Central Bank (ECB) Christine Lagarde (R) speaks prior's to attend a European Parliament's Committee on Economic Affairs with the Vice chair of Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs Ludek Niedermayer (L) at the EU Parliament, in Brussels, on September 4, 2019. | Photo: JOHN THYS/AFP / AFP

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All institutions in the EU ought to include climate change mitigation in their work, says Christine Lagarde, a candidate to replace Mario Draghi as President of the European Central Bank.

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