Vulnerable Giants: Mountain Tourism at a Turning Point

Mountain Ranges of the World. Source: UNEP

Developing a framework

A recent study, published in the Journal of Land Use, Mobility and Environment, looks at the challenges and opportunities faced by mountain tourism due to climate change.

The development of vulnerability assessment and risk analysis methods for the effects of climate change at the local scale for the municipalities of the Metropolitan City of Turin in the Homogeneous Zone of Pinerolese. Source: dataclime.com

Preparing for change

“Climate change is a fact in the mountains. It isn’t something that will happen in the future but something that is already happening and having an impact on mountain communities,” explains Romeo, who recently co-authored the study Mountain tourism — Towards a more sustainable path published by the FAO and the World Tourism Organization.

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