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Iberostar to be carbon neutral by 2030

Iberostar has pledged to eliminate its carbon emissions by 2030 – 20 years before the global goal set by the industry.

This Is How Tourism Must Shift to Actually Address Climate Change

A new report released during COP27 reveals that only one scenario could possibly reduce emissions in time.

UNESCO finds that some iconic World Heritage glaciers will disappear by 2050

Glaciers in beloved travel destinations, including Yellowstone, Yosemite, and Italy’s Dolomites, will be gone within the next 30 years, new research shows. And the effects of that loss will be catastrophic.

All those complicit in Neom’s design and construction are already destroyers of worlds

Architects working on the Neom mega-project in Saudi Arabia, including the 170-kilometre city The Line, must decide whether they are content to be complicit in an "ecological and moral atrocity".

With electric buses and solar-power installations, Egypt’s Sharm El-Sheikh goes ‘green’ for COP27

In the lead-up to the 27th UN Climate Change Conference, the Egyptian host city of Sharm El-Sheikh went green in every sense of the word.

Sustainability expert says ‘fair carbon price’ must be included in costs

Tourism will not survive without becoming environmentally sustainable and including a “fair carbon price” in the cost of travel, according to Travel Foundation climate specialist Jeremy Smith.

Sustainable Hospitality Alliance has updated its renowned Hotel Carbon Measurement Initiative

The Sustainable Hospitality Alliance has updated its renowned Hotel Carbon Measurement Initiative (HCMI) and is calling on the hospitality industry, including corporate clients and booking platforms, to use common measurement metrics to ensure a transparent and globally comparable approach to carbon, water and waste reporting.

Protected areas provide thermal buffer against climate change

Protected areas play a key role in the sequestration and storage of carbon from the atmosphere into ecosystems and provide refuges for threatened species and are recognized as nature-based solutions to climate change adaption and mitigation.

Thailand announces total ban on plastic waste imports by 2025 to “protect country”

Thailand will enforce a total ban on plastic scrap imports by 2025 in a three-stage plan.

A World For Travel 2022: Five commitments to action announced

Five urgent sector-wide sustainability actions have been identified at the A World For Travel Summit, which was held in Nimes, France in October 2022.

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