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Voluntary Carbon Offsetting (VCO) scheme is an imperative part of airlines' practice to mitigate carbon emission problems. While previous studies have explored numerous factors influencing air travelers' participation, the mechanism of how general value systems impact specific VCO behaviors still...

Author(s)
Zhang YaoZhi
Publisher
Routledge, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of China Tourism Research, 2022, 18, 3, pp 495-509
Abstract

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

Sustainability has become a focus area for practitioners and scholars due to the growing socio-economic issues. The sustainability of airport operations is being raised in various international platforms. This paper aims to identify the dimensions of sustainability and evaluate sustainable...

Author(s)
Sreenath, S.; Sudhakar, K.; Yusop, AF. AF.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Environmental Management, 2021, 299,
Abstract

Mitigation of carbon dioxide emissions has become an utmost important global agenda, keeping into consideration the associated environmental hardships. As a result, it is important to unearth the factors which can neutralize carbon emissions to transform the world economy into a low-carbon one....

Author(s)
Balsalobre-Lorente, D.; Driha, O. M.; Leitão, N. C.; Muntasir Murshed
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Environmental Management, 2021, 298,
Abstract

To stay within the safe boundaries of global warming, the world now has 30 years to decarbonize its economy. This represents a very significant challenge for tourism as a growth system. Much attention has been paid to different tourism subsectors such as aviation, accommodation, and activities to...

Author(s)
Gössling Stefan; Higham, J.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2021, 60, 6, pp 1167-1179
Abstract

Tourism contributes 8% to global carbon emissions. Yet, only 10% of air passengers purchase voluntary carbon offsets. We test the effectiveness of different communication messages to increase voluntary purchasing of carbon offsets by air passengers. Results of a discrete choice experiment indicate...

Author(s)
Ritchie, B. W.; Kemperman, A.; Dolnicar, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2021, 85,
Abstract

Co-benefits are positive outcomes from voluntary carbon offsetting (VCO) programs beyond simple reduction in carbon emissions, which include biodiversity, air quality, economic, health, and educational benefits. Given the rates of aviation VCOs remain at less than 10%, this study investigated air...

Author(s)
Zhang BeiLe; Ritchie, B. W.; Mair, J.; Driml, S.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2021, 61, 6, pp 1437-1457
Abstract

This study aims to analyze the relationship among international tourism, energy consumption, carbon dioxide emissions, and economic growth in Mediterranean countries for the 1995-2014 data period. According to the results of panel quantile regression model for 17 countries, the tourism-led growth...

Author(s)
Aslan, A.; Altinoz, B.; Özsolak, B.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 2021, 28, 3, pp 3243-3252
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Many flights currently have less than half the seats occupied as customer demand falls

Date
10 March 2020
Abstract

The importance of the contribution of tourism to climate change has been noted by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). By combining a process-based life cycle assessment (LCA) and input-output analysis, several researchers have attempted to evaluate the impacts of the tourism...

Author(s)
Kitamura, Y.; Ichisugi, Y.; Karkour, S.; Itsubo, N.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2020, 12, 6,

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