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Articles tagged “carbon offsets”

Tourism

Asia Tourism Wants to Finally Tackle a Dangerously Hot Situation

With the impacts of climate change already upon us, the tourism sector will soon be forced to take aggressive actions to curb its carbon emissions. Because inaction is increasingly not an option.

Asia Tourism Wants to Finally Tackle a Dangerously Hot Situation

Tourism

Asia Tourism Tackles Climate Change: It Gets Confusing

Many tourism stakeholders in Asia are finally taking steps to tackle the climate change elephant in the room, but confusion over carbon offsetting is preventing the issue from being addressed swiftly and effectively. Meanwhile, the climate clock ticks on.

Asia Tourism Tackles Climate Change: It Gets Confusing

Tourism

Carbon Footprint Impact Extends Way Beyond Flights Across All of a Vacation: New Study

It's a very small sample size at a very small travel company, but this study points to a possible way forward for the travel industry. If consumers can get a better idea of the environmental impact of their vacations, they can then make more informed decisions.

Carbon Footprint Impact Extends Way Beyond Flights Across All of a Vacation: New Study

Airlines

EasyJet Seizes on Thomas Cook’s Demise With New Packaged Vacation Offerings

With Thomas Cook out of the way, there's certainly more space in the package holiday market. People still want to buy these types of holidays, and EasyJet is a well-known brand. Can it be successful where other low-cost carriers have failed?

EasyJet Seizes on Thomas Cook’s Demise With New Packaged Vacation Offerings

Airlines

Airlines Still Think They Can Offset Their Way Out of Climate Catastrophe

Airlines are much more comfortable talking about mitigating climate change through incremental changes such as more efficient aircraft and carbon offsets. But these don't alter the fundamental problem. Flying is bad for the environment, and it's only going to get worse as demand keeps rising.

Airlines Still Think They Can Offset Their Way Out of Climate Catastrophe

Business Travel

Ensemble Travel Group Adds Carbon Offset Tool for Agencies

Ensemble Travel's partnership with Cool Effect enables travel advisors to help clients offset their carbon footprint by donating to sustainability projects. It's a step that other travel agency groups should take as well.

Ensemble Travel Group Adds Carbon Offset Tool for Agencies

Airlines

Carbon Offsets Mask Aviation Industry’s Lack of Green Alternatives

Carbon offsetting is by and large a con. The idea that rather than reducing environmentally harmful activities you can simply outsource the solution is ridiculous.

Carbon Offsets Mask Aviation Industry’s Lack of Green Alternatives