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Global Tourism Unites on Climate Action Plans at COP27

Tourism bodies across the globe pledged at this year’s COP27 to take hands-on action to address climate change.

Travel Giant Amadeus Invests in Climate-tech Company CHOOOSE

Amadeus, a leading provider of technology solutions for the tourism industry, has invested in CHOOOSE, a climate-tech company that integrates climate action options into the customer experience.

UNWTO: Glasgow Declaration on Climate Action in Tourism Surpasses 500 Signatories

The number of signatories to the Glasgow Declaration on Climate Action in Tourism has passed the 500-mark, just four months after the initiative was launched at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26).

Evia on ‘52 Places for a Changed World’ List of The New York Times

Evia is on The New York Times’ list of “52 Places for a Changed World”, compiled to highlight destinations where travelers can support efforts to tackle overtourism and climate change.

Greek Ministries Sign MoC to Protect Sites, Monuments from Climate Effects

The Greek culture and climate change ministries have signed a memorandum of cooperation with the aim to protect the country’s archaeological sites from the impact of climate change.

Greece to Protect its Archaeological Sites, Monuments from Impacts of Climate Change

Greece is taking action to protect its archaeological sites and monuments from the impacts of climate change.

WTM: UNWTO Chief Says Climate Change Bigger Threat Than Covid

“The climate emergency is a bigger threat than Covid,” warned UNWTO Secretary-General Zurab Pololikashvili during the UNWTO, WTTC & WTM Ministers’ Summit in London.

Greeks Believe Climate Change a ‘Very Serious Problem’, Says Survey

Greeks place climate change fourth among the most serious problems in the world right now after the economy, poverty and fast-spreading disease, says a Eurobarometer survey.

The Glasgow Declaration: Global Tourism Industry Urged to Accelerate Climate Action

Leading tourism organizations are urging the industry’s businesses and associations to commit to a decade of climate action to cut tourism emissions at least in half over the next decade.

EUMED 9 Countries Should ‘Lead the Way’ for Climate Change, Says Greek PM

EU leaders have adopted the Athens Declaration on Climate Change and the Environment in the Mediterranean during the 8th EUMED 9 Summit held in the Greek capital.

UN: Global Warming is ‘Perilously Close’

Changes in the Earth’s climate and the imminent effects on the climate system are happening now and some of these, such as rising temperatures and sea levels, are irreversible, says an IPCC study.

New Study Reveals Greek Marinas €2.8 Billion Potential

Greece stands to gain 2.8 billion euros in the next decade if it taps into the potential of its marinas, according to a study presented by diaNEOsis.

EU’s ‘Fit for 55’ Climate Plan Triggers Reactions

Greek shipowners are among those reacting against the EU’s “Fit for 55” plan, which includes proposals for members states to meet a 2030 target of slashing greenhouse gas emissions by 55%.

WTTC Launches Virtual Events Series Focused on Tourism’s Recovery from Covid-19

The WTTC this week will kick off its series of tourism-focused virtual events titled “One Voice – Towards a Brighter Future”.

Climate Change Expected to Take Toll on Greece’s Sandy Beaches

Many of Greece’s sandy beaches stand to disappear by 2050 together with beaches in Australia, Congo and Pakistan, according to a study by the European Commission's Joint Research Center.

Climate Change Should Be No. 1 Priority, Say EU Citizens

Combating climate change should be the European Parliament’s top priority, a new Eurobarometer survey reveals, highlighting youth-led climate protests as great influencers.

Experts Urging Tourism Stakeholders to Lead Climate Change Battle

Scientists and environmental experts are calling on the tourism industry to take the lead in addressing the climate change challenge and work harder towards a carbon-free sector.

Athens’ Trees are Up for Adoption

The Municipality of Athens has launched "Adopt-a-Tree", a pilot program to encourage stewardship of trees planted in the city center.

Athens Airport Presents its Top ‘Green’ Milestones

Athens International Airport (AIA) presented the steps it has been taking towards a better environment since it first opened its doors in 1996.

ECFR: Coalitions Needed to Address Climate Change, Security and Migration

Coalitions among EU lawmakers will be required to address urgent issues such as climate change and migration, a new ECFR report reveals.
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