Tourism and climate change : risk and opportunities
- Tourism and climate change : risk and opportunities
- Becken, Susanne; Hay, John E.
- Clevedon Channel View, 2007
- XIX, 329 p.
Toerisme en milieu
- Illustrative material Abbreviations Acknowledgements Preface 1. Introduction 2. The tourism-climate system Introduction The tourism system The climate system Examples of tourism-climate interactions Conclusions 3. Case studies of the tourism-climate system Introduction Climate change and tourism in Alpine Europe Climate change and tourism in small island countries Insurance, climate change and tourism International aviation Conclusions 4. An overview of tourism Introduction Who is a tourist and what is tourism? Tourist destinations - main global tourist flows Economic importance of tourism Observed tourism trends Conclusions 5. Global and regional climate change Introduction The causes of global climate change Climate variability and extremes Atmospheric ozone and climate change Futures for climate and tourism Uncertainties, abrupt climate change and 'surprises' Conclusions 6. Methodologies for greenhouse gas accounting Introduction Energy use and greenhouse gas emissions Accounting framework Bottom-up analysis of tourism industries Bottom-up analysis of tourist travel behaviour Top-down analysis Conclusions 7. Climate change mitigation measures Introduction Transport Tourism businesses Carbon compensation projects for tourism Conclusions 8. Climate change-related risks and adaptation Introduction Overview of adaptation A risk-based approach to adaptation by the tourism sector Characterisation and management of climate change-related risks to tourism Conclusions 9. Climate change policies and practices for tourism Introduction Global context Underlying policy principles Business practices and managing climate change National policy making Conclusions 10. Conclusion References Index