Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10553/51129
Title: No time for smokescreen skepticism: A rejoinder to Shani and Arad
Authors: Hall, C. Michael
Amelung, Bas
Cohen, Scott
Eijgelaar, Eke
Gössling, Stefan
Higham, James
Leemans, Rik
Peeters, Paul
Ram, Yael
Scott, Daniel
Aall, Carlo
Abegg, Bruno
Araña, Jorge E. 
Barr, Stewart
Becken, Susanne
Buckley, Ralf
Burns, Peter
Coles, Tim
Dawson, Jackie
Doran, Rouven
Dubois, Ghislain
Duval, David Timothy
Fennell, David
Gill, Alison M.
Gren, Martin
Gronau, Werner
Guiver, Jo
Hopkins, Debbie
Huijbens, Edward H.
Koens, Ko
Lamers, Machiel
Lemieux, Christopher
Lew, Alan
Long, Patrick
Melissen, Frans W.
Nawijn, Jeroen
Nicholls, Sarah
Nilsson, Jan Henrik
Nunkoo, Robin
Pomering, Alan
Reis, Arianne C.
Reiser, Dirk
Richardson, Robert B.
Rogerson, Christian M.
Saarinen, Jarkko
Sæórsdóttir, Anna Dóra
Steiger, Robert
Upham, Paul
van der Linden, Sander
Visser, Gustav
Wall, Geoffrey
Weaver, David
Keywords: Climate-Change
Scientific Consensus
Tourism
Adaptation
Knowledge
Future
Growth
Policy
Issue Date: 2015
Publisher: 0261-5177
Journal: Tourism Management 
Abstract: Shani and Arad (2014) claimed that tourism scholars tend to endorse the most pessimistic assessments regarding climate change, and that anthropogenic climate change was a "fashionable" and "highly controversial scientific topic". This brief rejoinder provides the balance that is missing from such climate change denial and skepticism studies on climate change and tourism. Recent research provides substantial evidence that reports on anthropogenic climate change are accurate, and that human-induced greenhouse gas emissions, including from the tourism industry, play a significant role in climate change. Some positive net effects may be experienced by some destinations in the short-term, but in the long-term all elements of the tourism system will be impacted. The expansion of tourism emissions at a rate greater than efficiency gains means that it is increasingly urgent that the tourism sector acknowledge, accept and respond to climate change. Debate on tourism-related adaptation and mitigation measures is to be encouraged and welcomed. Climate change denial is not. (C) 2014 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10553/51129
ISSN: 0261-5177
DOI: 10.1016/j.tourman.2014.08.008
Source: Tourism Management[ISSN 0261-5177],v. 47, p. 341-347
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