That carbon credit score system is one step nearer.
A bank in Canada has become the first in the country to launch a credit card that tracks a customer’s carbon emissions, a sure sign that the carbon credit system is imminent.
In an effort by the credit union to display its commitment to ‘climate action’, Vancity have launched a credit card that links purchases directly to carbon emissions, designed to shame the customers into making 'the right choices', ones that are better for the environment.
The card even rates your purchases against the national average AND the 'recommended' monthly limit. Armed with this information the bank will advise its customers on how to limit their carbon footprint in future.
“We know many Vancity members are looking for ways to reduce the impact they have on the environment, particularly when it comes to the emissions that cause climate change,” said Jonathan Fowlie, Vancity’s Chief External Relations Officer.
“As a member-owned financial cooperative, we believe it is our job to do everything we can to help, especially when it comes to the decisions people make with their money. This tool will equip Vancity Visa credit cardholders with valuable information on their purchases and enable them to connect their daily spending decisions to the change they want to see in the world.”
As we previously reported, Australia’s Commonwealth Bank (CBA) also announced a similar scheme, giving the customer the option to “pay a fee” to offset their carbon footprint, with the average listed as 1,280 kilograms, a long way from the ‘sustainable’ figure of 200 kilograms.
Allied with climate lockdowns, technocrats want to exploit hysteria over climate change to increase financial control over individuals. They came for your livelihood, it is only natural that they will come for your money next.
Such a proposal was presented in the science journal Nature by four environmental “experts” as a means of reducing global carbon emissions. Everyone would be issued with a ‘carbon allowance card’ “that would entail all adults receiving an equal tradable carbon allowance that reduces over time in line with national [carbon] targets.” The authors make it clear that the programme would be a “national mandatory policy.”
Carbon units would be “deducted from the personal budget with every payment of transport fuel, home-heating fuels and electricity bills,” and anyone going over the limit would be forced to purchase additional units in the personal carbon market from those with excess to sell.”
This would naturally only negatively impact poorer people, with the rich able to buy carbon credits in abundance and still enjoy their lavish, environmentally unfriendly opulent lifestyles.
According to scientists Carbon in the atmosphere is approximately 420ppm however, nowhere in any IPCC report does it state what level it needs to get to to stop global warming. Your 'tonnage' is measured to the last gram, yet we have no idea how many parts per million we need to get to, only vague statements about needing to keep below 1.5degree warming.
This is of course deliberate. Being vague about the numbers means that we can never resolve the issues to their satisfaction. However much you reduce your carbon footprint It will never be enough.
What we do know is that anything under 180ppm of Co2 and life on earth becomes extinct, but don't expect that fact to show up on your credit card statement any time soon.