The European Central Bank (ECB) has asked the public to comment on the development of a digital euro, including the use of decentralization.
According to a series of tweets published by ECB President Christine Lagarde, the E.U.’s central bank is looking for feedback on a digital euro. Lagarde said the bank was exploring the possibility of launching a digital form of the currency to keep pace with an increasingly digital world.
The ECB president linked to an open survey on the development of the euro, which including a question that asked participants whether they would prefer a digital euro that did not need any intermediaries.
Climate change is everybody’s responsibility and I have spoken this year about how I want to explore every avenue available to combat climate change. Central banks need to devote greater attention to understanding its impact. pic.twitter.com/XPBtuXS3Yg
— Christine Lagarde (@Lagarde) November 1, 2020