• Publications
  • Influence
Global environmental consequences of tourism
  • S. Gössling
  • Geography, Environmental Science
  • 1 December 2002
Pandemics, tourism and global change: a rapid assessment of COVID-19
Why COVID-19 is an analogue to the ongoing climate crisis, and why there is a need to question the volume growth tourism model advocated by UNWTO, ICAO, CLIA, WTTC and other tourism organizations are discussed.
Climate Change and Tourism: Responding to Global Challenges.
No abstract. Prepared for United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Madrid, Spain.
‘It Does Not Harm the Environment!’ An Analysis of Industry Discourses on Tourism, Air Travel and the Environment
While a substantial part of the population in Europe seems well informed about the phenomenon of climate change, uncertainty seems to prevail in terms of its seriousness, its consequences for society
The consequences of tourism for sustainable water use on a tropical island: Zanzibar, Tanzania.
  • S. Gössling
  • Environmental Science
    Journal of environmental management
  • 1 February 2001
The results show that present levels of withdrawal are not sustainable, and parts of the local populations are already experiencing water deficits on a daily basis, so a precautionary water-management approach is suggested.
Voluntary Carbon Offsetting Schemes for Aviation: Efficiency, Credibility and Sustainable Tourism
Tourism is becoming increasingly dependent on air transport. Recent scientific work has pointed out the significant and growing contribution of air transport to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.