Carbon offsetting and mitigation by Queensland tourism enterprises

Zeppel, Heather and Beaumont, Narelle (2012) Carbon offsetting and mitigation by Queensland tourism enterprises. Project Report. University of Southern Queensland , Toowoomba, Australia. [Report]

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Abstract

The project research gathers data relevant to the Tourism Queensland ‘Tourism Environmental Indicators’ (response to climate change by tourism operators and carbon offsetting). This research will evaluate:
- what carbon mitigation and carbon offset measures have been adopted by different Queensland tourism enterprises and why,
- the influence of eco-certification schemes, government sustainability programs and environmental motives for carbon offset measures by tourism owner-operators, and
- the role of Tourism Queensland and tourism industry associations in promoting environmental sustainability (carbon mitigation) and carbon offsetting by operators.


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Item Type: Report (Project Report)
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Duplicate of 21076. Title change to: The new green age : carbon mitigation by Queensland tourism enterprises
Faculty / Department / School: Current - USQ Other
Date Deposited: 02 Mar 2015 04:26
Last Modified: 03 Nov 2017 05:38
Uncontrolled Keywords: carbon offsetting; emissions; tourism enterprises; business sustainability; sustainable tourism; climate change
Fields of Research : 15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1506 Tourism > 150601 Impacts of Tourism
04 Earth Sciences > 0401 Atmospheric Sciences > 040104 Climate Change Processes
05 Environmental Sciences > 0503 Soil Sciences > 050301 Carbon Sequestration Science
Socio-Economic Objective: D Environment > 96 Environment > 9603 Climate and Climate Change > 960302 Climate Change Mitigation Strategies
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/18970

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