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Malta and Zimbabwe share best climate in the world

Quality Of Life Index Malta and Zimbabwe share best climate in the world

Cheryl Robertson, eTN

(eTN) - Zimbabwe is a country of contrasts, and it comes as no surprise that its climate was voted “the best climate on Earth” alongside that of Malta in International Living magazine’s 2011 ...

Climate change center to be established near Kilimanjaro

Tanzania News Climate change center to be established near Kilimanjaro

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

(eTN) - The Tanzanian government announced last week that they will, in conjunction with development partners and international organizations, establish a climate change research center near ...

Kilimanjaro ballon flight collects climate change data

Tanzania News Kilimanjaro ballon flight collects climate change data

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

(eTN) - A recent successful attempt to cross Mt.

Climate change fallout blocks route to Rwenzori Peaks in Uganda

Mountain Climbing Tourism Climate change fallout blocks route to Rwenzori Peaks in Uganda

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

Glaciers on the top of the "Mountains of the Moon," aka

Climate change effects on tourism industry to be discussed at STC 11

Sustainable Tourism Conference Climate change effects on tourism industry to be discussed at STC 11

Linda Straker, eTN

Critical issues relating to sustainability and creative solutions to many of the challenges facing Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) member countries, as well as the effects of climate change, ...

Passenger rail essential to addressing climate concerns

Amtrak President Speaks Passenger rail essential to addressing climate concerns

eTN Staff Writer

In a keynote speech delivered to the Northeast Climate Policy Forum, Amtrak president and CEO Joseph Boardman explained why passenger rail should be part of any strategy that addresses climate ...

Rains continue to pound eastern Africa

Fallout Of Climate Change Rains continue to pound eastern Africa

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

Only two months after a long and devastating drought broke, which had parts of East Africa in an iron grip for several years, torrential rains are once again causing yet more problems for rural ...

How Copenhagen betrayed Africa

National Interests Supersede Global Obligations How Copenhagen betrayed Africa

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

China remained the main culprit in the cross hairs of climate change advocates, as the Copenhagen Summit drew to a close without the urgently required binding consensus.

South Africa slaps down African climate goals

Copenhagen Climate Summit South Africa slaps down African climate goals

Wolfgang H. Thome, eTN

It appears that South Africa may have broken ranks with the rest of the African continent over their joint approach towards the Climate Summit in Copenhagen, when news emerged from Pretoria that ...

Thai Airways supports efforts to reduce carbon emissions

Climate Change Response Thai Airways supports efforts to reduce carbon emissions

eTN Staff Writer

Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI), as the national carrier of Thailand and one of the world’s airlines, states its support of climate change negotiations that will take ...

Expert: Climate is affected by tourism plans

Tourism And Climate Change Issues in Fiji Expert: Climate is affected by tourism plans

The tourism industry needs to recognise the importance of climate change and other environmental issues in its future development, says a climate change expert.

Poznan Climate Change Conference: tourism must be part of common climate solutions

International Response To Climate Change Poznan Climate Change Conference: tourism must be part of common climate solutions

eTN Staff Writer

POZNAN, Poland / MADRID, Spain - The United Nations Climate Change Conference in Poznan, Poland (December 1-12, 2008)

Tourism “imagines” responsibility at WTM

Discussion On Climate Change Tourism “imagines” responsibility at WTM

Nelson Alcantara

LONDON (eTN) – Messages and pleas for providing clean water and spearheading peace through tourism in the next 20 years have been conveyed in the past four days at London’s largest travel ...

Country's winters may become too hot for tourists

Namibia Country's winters may become too hot for tourists

allafrica.com

If temperatures increase due to global warming, it may lead to a decline in the number of tourists coming to Namibia, since most tourists visit during Namibia's winter when temperatures are not ...

Tourism responding to the challenge of climate change

TOURpact.GC a new framework for Tourism Corporate Social Responsibility Tourism responding to the challenge of climate change

eTN

LIMA, Peru - World Tourism Day (September 27, 2008) - TOURpact.GC was launched by the UN Global Compact and UNWTO, on the occasion of the official World Tourism Day (WTD) celebrations in Lima, ...

Endangered list for travel destinations

See Them Before They Are Gone Endangered list for travel destinations

eTN

It used to be that when we heard the words, endangered list, we only thought about animals.

International Transport Forum 2008 opened in Germany

Transport And Energy: The Challenges Of Climate Change International Transport Forum 2008 opened in Germany

eTN

The Secretary General of the International Transport Forum, Jack Short, along with Leipzig's mayor, Burkhard Jung, opened the International Transport Forum 2008 in Leipzig yesterday with a tour of ...

Tourism responding to the challenge of climate change

Tourism & Climate Change Tourism responding to the challenge of climate change

Berlin/Madrid - The conference "Tourism - Responding to
Climate and Poverty Imperatives", held in the context of ITB 2008, focused on tourism's role in the global climate response in ...

Tourism acting on climate and poverty imperatives

World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) UNWTO At The UN General Assembly Tourism acting on climate and poverty imperatives

The tourism sector has the potential to act effectively on the evolving common agenda of climate change response and the fight against poverty. UNWTO put forward this message during the thematic ...

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