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Aviation contributes substantially to anthropogenic climate change. This paper situates individual behaviour changes alongside technological efficiency gains and policy processes in the search for significant emission reduction in the aviation sector. Using online survey methodology (N = 393) and...

Author(s)
Oswald, L.; Ernst, A.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2021, 29, 1, pp 68-86
Abstract

The paper presents the status quo on climate change impacts on city tourism in Austria describing the impacts by air travel and a short stay on the greenhouse gas emissions and the changing conditions in the city. For Austrian cities, depending on location and topography, heavy rainfall events,...

Author(s)
Jiricka-Pürrer, A.; Brandenburg, C.; Pröbstl-Haider, U.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, 2020, 31,
Abstract

The paper engages with the concepts of scapegoat ecology and heroisation to explore social media responses to Greta Thunberg's activism. We sought to understand the broad sentiment towards her anti-flying (flygskam/flight shame) campaign, as symbolised by her 2019 sail to the United States to...

Author(s)
Mkono, M.; Hughes, K.; Echentille, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2020, 28, 12, pp 2081-2098
Abstract

Tourism is a cornerstone of Australia's economy. As highly publicised bushfires rage throughout the country, it is essential to consider the effects of this crisis on Australia's tourism industry. This practical paper explores Chinese outbound tourists' responses to the catastrophe. Three themes (...

Author(s)
Wen Jun; Ying TianYu; Diep Nguyen; Teo, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Recreation Research, 2020, 45, 3, pp 420-424
Abstract

Through an empirical investigation of the historical relationship between the destination climate and tourist arrivals in the Caribbean, this study presents the first revealed preference evaluation of a climate index informed by tourists' stated climatic preferences for coastal-beach tourism (i.e., ...

Author(s)
Rutty, M.; Scott, D.; Matthews, L.; Burrowes Ravidya; Trotman Adrian; Mahon, R.; Charles, A.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Atmosphere, 2020, 11, 4,
Abstract

Forecast growth in global demand for air travel is incompatible with emissions reduction targets. Scholarly attention is urgently needed to address attitude and behaviour change that supports sector-wide emissions reduction. Informed by the longstanding field of consumer psychology, the innovative...

Author(s)
Cocolas, N.; Walters, G.; Ruhanen, L.; Higham, J.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2020, 28, 2, pp 319-336
Abstract

The duration of travel climate comfort degree is an important factor that influences the length of the tourism season and the development of a tourism destination. In this study, we used the monthly average meteorological data for the last 10 years from 46 weather stations in Heilongjiang Province...

Author(s)
Zhou YeZhi; Wang JuanLe; Yi Wang; Grigorieva, E. A.
Publisher
Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Beijing, China
Citation
Journal of Resources and Ecology, 2019, 10, 6, pp 657-666
Abstract

Based on surveys in the Tyrolean municipality of Alpbach, the extent to which the awareness of the links between tourism and climate change differs among residents, employees and guests is investigated. In addition, a total annual balance of mobility of guests, residents and employees and related...

Author(s)
Mailer, M.; Abegg, B.; Jänicke, L.; Bursa, B.
Publisher
De Gruyter, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Zeitschrift für Tourismuswissenschaft, 2019, 11, 2, pp 211-236
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Alpine winter tourists' view on climate change and travel mobility.

This chapter presents the results of a survey conducted in the alpine destination of Alpbach-Seenland (Province of Tyrol, Austria) which asked winter tourists (n=518) about the two-way relationship between climate change and tourism, measures to reduce tourism's energy consumption and carbon...

Author(s)
Abegg, B.; Jänicke, L.; Unger, R.; Mailer, M.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

While transportation currently accounts for 23% of total global energy-related CO2 emissions, transport emissions are projected to double by 2050, driven significantly by continued high growth in global passenger demand for air travel. Addressing high growth in aviation emissions is critical to...

Author(s)
Higham, J.; Ellis, E.; Maclaurin, J.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2019, 58, 4, pp 535-548

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