Lower Saxony was the first federal state to carry out an area-wide project on the effects of climate change on tourism under the title "Tackling Climate Change - Adaptation Strategies for Tourism in Lower Saxony". Since climate-related changes are already making themselves felt in Germany, the aim of this project has been to make Lower Saxony's travel industry fit for the resulting challenges. In addition to preparatory online workshops, four regional conferences have been held in the near past, at which the respective local actors were able to present topic-related practical examples. Now the final conference will take place at the beginning of July. […] Read more
On the occasion of the recently completed final report, the Umweltbundesamt, together with the Bundesministerium für Umwelt, Naturschutz und nukleare Sicherheit, published a press release highlighting the importance of the study "Folgen des Klimawandels für den Tourismus" (Consequences of Climate Change for Tourism). The NIT published it together with the Potsdam Institute für Klimafolgenforschung and the Alpenforschungsinstitut under the direction of Fresh-Thought-Consulting. […] Read more
Germanys international broadcast Deutsche Welle recently featured an interview with Wolfgang Günther on climate change and tourism.