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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

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
Abstract

Eco-innovations that reduce carbon emissions help advance sustainability transitions in tourism. This article examines the analytical potential of actor-network theory (ANT) to study eco-innovation. ANT assumes that reality consists of actor-networks made of human and non-human elements that...

Author(s)
Buijtendijk, H.; Blom, J.; Vermeer, J.; Duim, R. van der
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2018, 26, 7, pp 1222-1240
Abstract

Ethical decisions to visit disappearing destinations are self-serving and influences feed into self-interest. Data were collected from a sample of pre-, during- and post-visit tourists to Venice and Svalbard, using expressive techniques and scenarios using the Hunt-Vitell model to understand...

Author(s)
Hindley, A.; Font, X.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2017, 20, 16, pp 1684-1700
Abstract

Sustainable development is difficult to be achieved in mountain regions because of their sensitivity to climate change. The rapid development of mountain tourism worldwide during the last years makes the goal for sustainable mountain tourism even more challenging. Key factor to the development of...

Author(s)
Tsiaras, S.
Publisher
IGI Global, Hershey, USA
Citation
International Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Information Systems (IJAEIS), 2017, 8, 1, pp 14-28
Abstract

Anthropogenic climate change is a wicked problem, requiring fundamental behavioural and technological responses now, in the Anthropocene, a term denoting the current era of human dominance of biological, chemical and geological processes on Earth. Travel and transport policies are key to effective...

Author(s)
Hopkins, D.; Higham, J.; Tapp, S.; Duncan, T.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2016, 24, 3, pp 376-397
Abstract

The increasing concern over tourism's greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) and its subsequent impact on climate change has led some to recommend strict measures to reduce the volume of travel. While the reduction of tourism's GHG emissions is an essential piece of tourism's sustainability, there has been ...

Author(s)
Boley, B. B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2015, 12, 2, pp 208-224
Abstract

This paper tackles a key issue arising from the United Nations World Tourism Organization call for consumers to take climate change into consideration when making travel decisions. Some people genuinely want to comply with this request. However, they face the "perplexity of environmental...

Author(s)
Juvan, E.; Dolnicar, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2014, 22, 2, pp 175-194
Abstract

The 21st century inherited from the previous century a multitude of serious problems leading to global climate change. The slow but steady temperature rise in the different climatic belts, the increasing radiation that freely penetrates through the already huge ozone holes, and other similar...

Author(s)
Toncheva, T.
Publisher
PublishScieSet-Eco, Sofia, Bulgaria
Citation
Journal of Balkan Ecology, 2014, 17, 4, pp 347-355
Abstract

This paper explores the creation and use of a long-term global tourism transport model for private and public sector tourism policy makers. Given that technology is unlikely to reduce tourism transport's impact on climate change sufficiently to avoid serious dangers, behavioural change is...

Author(s)
Peeters, P. M.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2013, 21, 7, pp 1049-1069

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