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Carbon Management in Tourism free pdf Climate change is one of the single most important global environmental issues facing the world today and is emerging as a major topic in tourism studies. As Tourism is one of the world's largest industries it, both contributes to, and will be notably affected by, climate change. "Carbon Management in Tourism" is a future necessity given the emerging global legal frameworks to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases, growing costs of carbon and pro-environmentally orientated customers. Tourism, and in particular transports associated with tourism, must take responsive actions to enable travel and tourism to deliver the peak experiences that tourists seek, but with a lower carbon footprint. "Carbon Management in Tourism" is the first book devoted to tourism and carbon emission reduction conflict and importantly to showcase a wide range of practical mitigation measures that help to achieve a lower carbon tourism future. The book provides a comprehensive overview by combining theory and practice of climate change mitigation in global tourism, addressing various levels of scale, such as global, national, and regional tourism systems, as well as individual tourism businesses. It integrates a thorough scientific discussion of the causes of emissions growth, along with an analysis of the major options to reduce emissions, and state-of-the-art carbon management practices to provide a better understanding of relationship between climate change and tourism and management of GHG's. To visualize the potential of emission reductions in this sector, detailed case study examples of tourism businesses or destinations that have successfully reduced emissions of greenhouse gases, considering economic and socio-cultural issues are integrated throughout. This timely and important volume is essential reading for undergraduate and postgraduate students as well as academics researchers interested in Tourism, Environmental Management, Geography and Carbon Management.

About Stefan Gossling

Stefan Gossling is a Professor at the Department of Service Management, Lund University, and the School of Business and Economics, Linnaeus University, Sweden. He is also the research coordinator at the Western Norway Research Institute's Research Centre for Sustainable Tourism.

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Author : Stefan Gossling
Publisher : Routledge
Data Published : 03 December 2010
ISBN : 0415566339
EAN : 9780415566339
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 360 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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