We asked Professor Geoffrey Lipman these questions at the last edition of #TravindyFest, Travindy Spain`s quarterly event, where we partner with change representatives and sustainable tourism experts to talk about how they see the sector today. Support for the activities of the tourism sector in Morocco at the UNFCCC Parties Conference (COP 22), held on 7 the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the governments of France and the Kingdom of Morocco are collaborating under the 10-year sustainable tourism programme for sustainable consumption and production (10Y CCA) to provide a range of challenging climate sites. To stem global warming, the most important step, reflecting the agreement, is that „global greenhouse gas emissions peak as quickly as possible, taking into account that developing countries will take longer to achieve this and will quickly reduce their emissions thereafter.” Developed countries are committed to guiding these efforts. How was the approval of the richest countries obtained? First, to postpone to 2025 the increase in the budget of the countries that support the „cooling” of the planet, which was agreed at the Copenhagen Summit in 2009, to the tune of 100,000 million euros per year. Second, eliminate the responsibility of rich countries for the consequences of climate warming, which is still inexorable and its most remarkable effects (droughts, floods, sea level rise, etc.). Thus, the Paris Agreement „does not imply or entail any form of legal liability or compensation”, so that no country harmed by the effects of warming can, under this agreement, demand compensation for the most polluting countries such as the United States. Drawing on high-level knowledge of climate change, it contains the advice and experience of 17 tour and tourism guides who recognize that the viability of certain destinations is under serious threat and that business as usual is no longer possible. These webinars will reflect 10YFP CCA`s ambitions to promote instruments and solutions among policy makers and the private sector for more environmentally friendly and sustainable tourism. More recently, many companies have publicly pledged to take ambitious action to combat climate change.
Despite the private sector`s commitment to reducing global CO2 emissions, the tourism sector remains largely invisible. The participation of the private tourism sector in the success of the Paris Agreement is essential, given that the use of tourism resources, including energy, water, land and food, is expected to at least double over the next forty years. Click here if you are interested in our sustainable tourism certification. Finally, remember that transport to destinations and mobility in tourist areas are currently the main culprits of emissions in all tourism companies. This is why the transition to low-carbon transport systems and modes of transport on the basis of sustainable mobility paves the way for a new commitment of tourism to sustainability and creates original attractions in tourist destinations for responsible tourism. We all know that climate change is taking place. This may seem far removed from some of us, but in many tourist destinations around the world, it is now a daily or annual reality. Tourism is both threatened by climate change and one of its causes. This report discusses how tourism can be part of the overall solution and not part of the problem. SUNx Malta is a non-profit organization that has been committed to Climate Friendly Travel since 2014. Their strategy aims to help businesses and travel and tourism communities move to a low-carbon future.
To do this, they created an Ambitions Registry, the first degree in climate travel and the STRONG Climate Champions program. The consideration of energy efficiency in the housing sector as a determining factor for the sustainability of tourism is based on this, although we do not