Topic 4 Practical Tips and Frequently Asked Questions

Tips #Practical Tips
Tip 1:Determine your own energy consumption and the amount which could be provided by solutions implemented in your house.
Tip 2:Identify which of your travelling habits you can change to reduce your Eco footprint to reduce climate change
Tip 3:Travel more responsibly: pack light and smart, preserve water and power, recycle, by local.
Tip 4:Look for ecofriendly places, make sure you can support the local community too by using services or buying product at the destination.
FAQ 1:What are the impacts that the current tourism habits can have on climate change?
FAQ 2:How van sustainable tourism contribute to reducing the intensity of climate change?


Climate changeClimate change is best described as a change in the usual weather found in a place. Changes can appear in how much rain or snow gets a place in a year and its distribution thru ought the year. It can be also a change in the usual temperature for a month or season. This could be a change in Earth's usual temperature. Climate change is a relative long term process of changing the usual weather.
Global warmingGlobal warming means that the globe is heating up. The average temperatures measured on ground and in the oceans, seas are getting higher year after year. As a result glaciers are melting, heatwaves are more often encountered in various places of the planet.
Sustainable tourismSustainable Tourism refers to a certain level of tourism activity in a place, that can be maintained for many years in the future too. It also has to have as a result net benefit for humans and wildlife to of the area in which it takes place.
ClimateBy climate we mean the usual condition of the temperature, humidity, atmospheric pressure, wind, rain, snow in the same area of the planet's surface for a long period of time. Climate and weather are different. By climate we think about a long term like 30-50 years and by weather we think about the actual conditions.
Adaptation to climate changeAdapting to climate change means taking a series of actions of people to prepare for the short term and long term effects of climate change which are predicted to have serious impacts in the future.
ImpactsImpacts mean changes in people’s life. With other words we could say consequences of suffered by humans and nature from change in weather and climate. These changes can affect life, health, infrastructure, ecosystems and it’s outcome may be positive or negative.
Reduced FootprintBy reduced footprint we mean reducing the amount of energy you use. Not only energy in the form of heating, cooling, lighting but with less consumption of animal products or shopping locally, smart travelling, and reduce waste we can reduce the level of energy used to prepare these goods.

Well done! You have successfully completed the Thematic Area 2 – Module 8

“Sustainable tourism”!