Carbon Footprint of Tourism

Carbon Footprint of Tourism

Understanding Tourism's Carbon Footprint and Reducing Our Impacts

Dr. Ya-Yen Sun, whose published works include "The carbon footprint of global tourism" in the peer-reviewed journal Nature Climate Change, and "calculating the carbon emissions of holidays" by Responsible Travel, provides insights into tourism's carbon footprint and climate impacts. With a better understanding of our industry's impacts on the climate crisis, we'll also discuss steps that destinations and businesses can take to reduce GHG emissions.
Ya-Yen Sun, UQ Business School, The University of Queensland
Senior Lecturer
UQ Business School, The University of Queensland

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Dr. Ya-Yen Sun, whose published works include "The carbon footprint of global tourism" in the peer-reviewed journal Nature Climate Change, and "calculating the carbon emissions of holidays" by Responsible Travel, provides insights into tourism's carbon footprint and climate impacts. With a better understanding of our industry's impacts on the climate crisis, we'll also discuss steps that destinations and businesses can take to reduce GHG emissions.

*Originally delivered live and recorded on July 20th, 2020, as part of the GSTC Sustainable Tourism Training online course.