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In the international climate change negotiations, the Small Island Developing States (SIDS) have emerged as a credible group through the AOSIS (Alliance of Small Island States) and have called for a global temperature rise of 1.5°C above preindustrial levels. Whatever the outcomes of the...

Author(s)
Wong PohPoh
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Inc, Hoboken, USA
Citation
Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change, 2011, 2, 1, pp 1-6
Abstract

Purpose: Although it is a widely accepted fact that climate change can negatively impact on tourism demand and affect the economies at the socio-economic level, empirical studies on the climate change tourism development nexus has been quite scant, especially for the case of island economies that...

Author(s)
Seetanah, B.; Fauzel, S.
Publisher
Emerald Publishing, Bingley, UK
Citation
Tourism Review, 2019, 74, 2, pp 194-203
Abstract

Island has been one of the most attractive tourist destinations in the tourism sector. However, the ecosystems of small islands are particularly vulnerable to climate change. The purpose of this research is to compare the importance and performance of low-carbon tourism in five islands of Taiwan...

Author(s)
Lee SuHsin; Wu ShihChieh; Li AnNa
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
World Leisure Journal, 2018, 60, 3, pp 235-245
Abstract

The tourism sector's demand for food, and the distance some food travels, has significant impacts on greenhouse gas emissions and implications for climate change, especially in long haul small island state destinations. This paper describes the development of the concept of food miles, and the...

Author(s)
Pratt, S.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2013, 21, 8, pp 1148-1165
Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of the links between climate finance and tourism adaptation development. Besides increasing adaptation and mitigation efforts to limit greenhouse gas emissions, climate change remains a major challenge in the twenty-first century and...

Author(s)
Nascimento, D. V. do
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, Bingley, UK
Citation
Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 2016, 8, 5, pp 593-605
Abstract

Small islands have been identified by a number of sources as being particularly vulnerable to climate change - an ironic outcome given that their contribution to historic and present global warming is negligible. Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs), which are intended to be at the...

Author(s)
Burns, P. M.; Vishan, I.
Publisher
Routledge, Taylor & Francis, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Planning and Development, 2010, 7, 3, pp 317-328
Abstract

This paper defines an adaptive policy narrative for the tourism-dependent Caribbean small-island developing states (SIDS), which seeks to balance opportunities and challenges arising from global environmental change. Both volatility and vulnerability are discussed and differentiated in the context...

Author(s)
Perch, L.
Publisher
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), New York, USA
Citation
Policy Research Brief - International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG), 2012, No.36, pp 6 pp.
Abstract

The evolution of tourism paradigms is reviewed with a focus on developing countries. It is shown that tourism has become of prime economic importance for many developing countries, particularly in small island states. However, as the cash income generated by tourism is mainly derived from visitors ...

Author(s)
Gössling, S.
Publisher
Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2000, 8, 5, pp 410-425
Abstract

Climate change impacts as well as coastal development affect the livelihoods of the coastal communities mainly the fishermen, agriculturalist and farmers who are highly dependent on the coastal resources to earn a living. There is at present a need to strengthen coastal zone management to cater for ...

Author(s)
Ramessur, R. T.; Gunputh, R. P.; Ramessur, T. S.
Publisher
OMICS Publishing Group, Los Angeles, USA
Citation
Journal of Coastal Development, 2014, 17, 1, pp 378
Abstract

The vulnerability of tourism-dependent communities, coastal tourism facilities, and beaches to climate change demands the use of measures that can urgently minimise vulnerability and in the long term achieve sustainable development. This paper makes policy recommendations to address climate change...

Author(s)
Mycoo, M.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Natural Resources Forum, 2014, 38, 1, pp 47-57

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