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Tourism and Climate Change: Impacts, Adaptation and Mitigation / Edition 1

Tourism and Climate Change: Impacts, Adaptation and Mitigation / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9780415668866
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/24/2012
Series: Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility Series , #10
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 464
Product dimensions: 6.75(w) x 9.75(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Daniel Scott is a Canada Research Chair in Global Change and Tourism at the University of Waterloo, Canada.

C. Michael Hall is a Professor in the Department of Management, University of Canterbury, New Zealand; Docent in the Department of Geography, University of Oulu; and a Visiting Professor at Sheffield Hallam University, UK and Linneaus University, Sweden.

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

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Why is Climate Important for Tourism? The Tourism and Climate Interface 3. Growth in Tourism, Mobility and Emissions of Greenhouse Gases 4. Carbon Management: Climate Change Mitigation in the Tourism Sector 5. Climate Change Impacts on Destinations 6. Government, Industry and Destination Adaptation to Climate Change 7. Consumer Behaviour and Tourism Demand Response to Climate Change 8. Conclusion

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