Archive | Climate Change

Climate Change 2013 – IPPC Fifth Assessment Report (AR5)

The fifth annual assessment report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change concludes that : “Warming of the climate system is unequivocal, and since the 1950s, many of the observed changes are unprecedented over decades to millennia. The atmosphere and ocean have warmed, the amounts of snow and ice have diminished, sea level has risen, […]

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UN Global Compact and Global Reporting Initiative partner for new areas of cooperation

The UN Global Compact and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) today announced the renewal of their Memorandum of Understanding, signed in Amsterdam at the biggest global conference on sustainability and reporting, convening 1600 attendees from over 80 countries. This happened at the historic launch of G4, the fourth generation of the GRI Sustainability Reporting Guidelines. […]

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Climate change, Wine, and Conservation

In less than 40 years, drinking wine could have a major toll on the environment and wildlife, according to a new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). The study finds that climate change will likely force many vineyards to move either north or to higher altitudes, leading to habitat loss, […]

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Best Environmental Management Practice in the Tourism Sector

Reference Document on Best Environmental Management Practice in the Tourism Sector Download from webiste “Intention of this document: EMAS is a voluntary scheme. This document is intended to support environmental improvement efforts of all actors in the tourism sector. Consequently this document is not only for EMAS registered organisations but for all actors in the […]

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EMAS Sectoral Reference Documents – Tourism Sector

The tourism sector encompasses a wide range of hospitality and recreational activities. The primary target actors of the SRD are tour operators, accommodation and food & drink establishments, and destination managers, such as local authorities. The main NACE codes covering the document scope are N 79 (Travel agency, tour operator reservation service and related activities) […]

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Climate change could effect wave height – says study

Average wave size is predicted to increase in many parts of the southern hemisphere over the twenty-first century, but decrease in the north, according to an international study on the impact of climate change on oceanic activity. The study, published in Nature Climate Change last month (13 January), predicts a wave height increase of between […]

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Travelife – Sustainability System

Travelife is a training, management and certification initiative for tourism companies committed to reach sustainability. Operating your business in a socially and environmentally friendly manner makes good business sense!  Both consumer and business demand for sustainable products is growing and the public wants to know how you manage your business. Companies ready to get to […]

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