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The policy of joint implementation is emerging as a new strategy for implementing global environmental aims, especially with regard to regulating the climate change process, where emission source and sink countries agree to develop a joint programme upon a mixed argument of partnership and...

Author(s)
Segura, O.; Lindegaard, K.
Publisher
Food Products Press, Binghamton, USA
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Forestry, 2001, 12, 1/2, pp 61-78
Abstract

Climate change-related processes have emerged as major issues in tourism development and management, particularly with respect to nature-based tourism, which is seen as especially vulnerable and is the sector of the industry that is the main focus of this study. The aim of the paper is to identify...

Author(s)
Saarinen, J.; Tervo, K.
Publisher
Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Innovation & Sustainable Development, 2005, 1, 3, pp 214-228
Abstract

Following an overview of climate change and its effects on tourism, this chapter presents examples of how the tourism industry in Norway has adapted to climate change and discusses different ways to strengthen adaptive measures. Three dimensions of climate change adaptation in the case of tourism...

Author(s)
Aall, C.; Høyer, K. G.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Tourism, recreation and climate change, 2005, pp 209-221
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Cover for An introduction to ecotourism in Scandinavia.

This chapter presents an overview of the nature of ecotourism in Scandinavia, its economic importance, and the marketing mechanisms in this sector. It also discusses the implications of global environmental change for ecotourism, and concludes with an outlook of ecotourism in the region.

Author(s)
Gössling, S.; Hultman, J.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 1845931343)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This report presents a global overview of skiing holidays, highlighting the major destinations for skiing holidays and the threats to the future of the industry. Visitor data are presented for several skiing destinations, including the USA, France, Austria, Japan, Italy, Switzerland, Germany,...

Author(s)
Millington, K.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2006, No.3, pp 1-32
Abstract

Climate change has already affected and will continue to affect physical and biological systems in many parts of the world. For example, annual snow cover extent in the northern hemisphere has decreased by about 10% since 1966, and in Sweden, the last decade was wetter and warmer than the preceding ...

Author(s)
Moen, J.; Fredman, P.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2007, 15, 4, pp 418-437
Abstract

The climatic vulnerability of winter tourism activities other than downhill skiing or snowmobiling has remained unstudied even though winter tourism has lately received plenty of attention in relation to climate change. As winter tourism entrepreneurs operate in diverse environments and have...

Author(s)
Tervo, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2008, 8, 4, pp 317-332
Abstract

Sweden has been one of the driving forces in establishing the new post-Kyoto agreement of the European Union (EU), with the goal of achieving a 20% reduction of greenhouse gases by 2020 over the base year 1990. The Swedish national goal of emission reductions has been set even higher. Global...

Author(s)
Gössling, S.; Hall, C. M.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2008, 8, 2, pp 141-158
Abstract

Significant changes in the climatic system have been observed, which may be attributed to human-enhanced greenhouse effect. Even stronger changes are projected for the future, impacting in an increasing way on human activity sectors. The present contribution, prepared in the framework of the MICE...

Author(s)
Kundzewicz, Z. W.; Giannakopoulos, C.; Schwarb, M.; Stjernquist, I.; Schlyter, P.; Szwed, M.; Palutikof, J.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag, Wien, Austria
Citation
Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 2008, 93, 1/2, pp 117-132
Abstract

This report discusses the growing appeal for circumpolar tourism in the Arctic region and the constraints and paradoxes surrounding the development of circumpolar tourism. Circumpolar tourism refers to travel that is conducted around the North and South Poles but this report focuses on tourism...

Author(s)
Loverseed, H.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2008, No.13, pp 1-39

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