Tourism and Climate Change: Risks and Opportunities

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Multilingual Matters, 1 Oca 2007 - 329 sayfa
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The book provides a comprehensive discussion of the latest knowledge in the field of tourism and climate change. It is aimed at tourism practitioners and those with an academic interest in the fields of tourism management and climate change mitigation, adaptation and policy.
 

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Chapter 1 Introduction
1
Chapter 2 The TourismClimate System
6
Chapter 3 Case Studies of the TourismClimate System
35
Chapter 4 An Overview of Tourism
83
Chapter 5 Global and Regional Climate Change
116
Chapter 6 Methodologies for Greenhouse Gas Accounting
144
Chapter 7 Climate Change Mitigation Measures
173
Chapter 8 Climate Changerelated Risks and Adaptation
223
Chapter 9 Climate Change Policies and Practices for Tourism
261
Chapter 10 Conclusion
301
References
306
Index
328
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Dr. Susanne Becken is a Principal Research Officer at Lincoln University in the field of Sustainable Tourism. Until recently she was a Research Leader with Landcare Research, New Zealand, where most of this book has been written. Susanne led a government-funded project on travel behaviour and greenhouse gas emissions from international tourists. She has also completed a range of consultancy work in the areas of energy efficiency, climate change, and relating policies. At present Susanne is the lead consultant in a UNWTO project on climate change and tourism in Fiji. She is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Sustainable Tourism and acts as a contributing author to the 4th Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change; she also represents Oceania/Southeast Asia on the WMO expert team on climate and tourism.

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