Environment and Climate
Resilience is the new buzz word. It is more than just returning to the old tourism models - which were neither sustainable nor resilient - but to learn from the crises to be better prepared for the next one.
We asked young people if and how the hot topic of fyling is discussed amongst their peers.
Flying is a luxury that only small global elites enjoy. However, it causes tremendous amounts of CO2 and severely damages our climate. It is high time for each one of us to take responsibility for our actions, recons Stefan Gössling.
The awareness for climate change is increasing amongst Peruvian tourism businesses. This article shows how they assume responsibility and take action.
Air travel has become an integral part of life for the upper class and parts of the growing middle class. India’s Civil Aviation Policy seeks to make flights more accessible and affordable for the less affluent.
Bill Hennings sheds light on the current political debate within the EU and demands action in order to drastically reduce the effects from aviation on our climate.
The most popular destinations abroad amongst German travelers are Spain and Italy - spots that are all in medium distance and are accessible without planes. So how can tour operators get their guests to their destination without taking them to the airport first?
Three communities resettled outside of Limpopo National Park. However, the promise of irrigated agriculture is not fulfilled yet and severely impacts the communities' ability to produce food.
The devastating floods and landslides in the South Indian state of Kerala destroyed a large part of the crops. In the mountain district of Wayanad, farmers hardly have any resources to reinvest in rice farming again after the flood. Now community tourism tied to agriculture is seen as a …
Eight percent of global emissions of climate-damaging greenhouse gases - i.e. almost every 12th ton – come from tourism. The lion's share of this is generated when travelling to and from the destination, especially when flying.