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Climate Change and Tourism

Responding to Global Challenges

  • Author: UNEP
  • Publication date: September 2008
  • Page count: 272
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 08.III.D.16

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About the product

The publication reveals the significance of the tourism sector to the impacts of climate change. It includes important scientific and technical information and detailed assessment of greenhouse gas emissions from tourism sector along with an analysis of improvement strategies and measures. The book also presents a detailed analysis of the relations between tourism and climate change, the impact of climate change at destinations, the adjustment of opportunities and approaches and the implications for tourism demand patterns. In addition, it comprises an essential contribution of the United Nations in the ongoing commitment to take actions to face the challenges of climate change.