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This study evaluates the carbon footprint (CF) of Barcelona tourist activity taking into account the above 30 million visitors who visit the city every year. This study analyzes the main sources of emissions considering direct (Scope 1) and indirect emissions (Scope 2 and 3) as a consequence of...

Author(s)
Rico, A.; Martínez-Blanco, J.; Montlleó, M.; Rodríguez, G.; Tavares, N.; Arias, A.; Oliver-Solà, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2019, 70, pp 491-504
Abstract

Airlines have introduced voluntary carbon offsetting (VCO) products to encourage consumers to mitigate emissions from their air travel. However, literature has suggested a low VCO adoption partly because of low perceived credibility. This study investigates the impact of source credibility...

Author(s)
Zhang BeiLe; Ritchie, B.; Mair, J.; Driml, S.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2019, 58, 5, pp 715-731
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
Abstract

This study examined the environmental impacts of the aviation industry on the Victoria Falls tourism route and sustainability measures being put in place to deal with aviation's impact on climate change. Primary data that includes an online survey of 370 tourists and secondary data from IATA...

Author(s)
Dube, K.; Nhamo, G.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Environmental Development, 2019, 29, pp 5-15
Abstract

Global tourism is booming, and so is demand for air travel. Recognising that travellers come with a carbon footprint increases the complexity of decision-making for destinations that seek to attract more visitors. The carbon risk inherent in travel to and from a destination could be substantial...

Author(s)
Becken, S.; Shuker, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2019, 71, pp 294-304
News Article

Transport the main source of emissions

Date
20 November 2018
News Article

8.2 billion passengers by 2037

Date
30 October 2018
News Article

Travel and tourism accounts for 8% of greenhouse gases

Date
8 May 2018
Abstract

Aviation generates substantial carbon footprint which is projected to increase due to the continuous growth in international tourism, especially in emerging markets. This carbon footprint should be mitigated to bring the tourism industry towards its sustainability goals. Within a portfolio of...

Author(s)
Filimonau, V.; Mika, M.; Pawlusiński, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2018, 172, pp 3102-3110
Abstract

"Nudge"-style interventions have often been successful in terms of changing behaviour, particularly for behaviours which are pro-self. Less research has been conducted into encouraging solely pro-social behaviours with nudges. This article examines the application of nudges to promote one...

Author(s)
Tyers, R.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2018, 26, 10, pp 1668-1686

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