This credit card won’t let you buy anything else after you’ve hit your annual carbon limit
The Do Black card is a radical solution to expanding carbon footprintsRead full story
This credit card won’t let you buy anything else after you’ve reached your carbon limit. Interesting carbon nudges are out there such as Shell has tied executive compensation to carbon targets. With new dire warnings about environmental threats to hundreds of species issued by scientists over the weekend, these ideas (in any form) are timely and urgent.
They know we can get more than one credit card, right?
That is an absolutely terrible idea. What are you supposed to do when you need to buy food?
What is the point of a card that you don't put your travel expenses and your wining and dining on? It is impossible to collect points if you do not spend. Moreover if a company or a foundation really wanted to make an impact on annual carbon limits, the best thing to do would be not to issue a card that will take a millennia to biodegrade. Positive incentivisation might be a better strategy to change the world.
This is an honorable idea, but I would just switch credit cards as soon as I hit my limit. Wouldn’t you?
Truly an innovative idea for bringing stewardship of our resources down to the personally meaningful and accountable level!
So we probably won’t be earning points for miles rewards will we?
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