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ESG End? (Researchblog #98)

ESG End? >10x new research on tourism, waste, health, emerging markets, greenium, ESG ratings,  impact investments, investment frameworks, AI, buyouts and venture capital by Alex Edmans, Timo Busch, Uwe Walz, Christian Thier and others

Social and Ecological research

Dirty vacations: Dirty Dance: Tourism and Environment by Serhan Cevik as of September 26th, 2022 (#7): “… international tourism has a statistically and economically significant effect on CO2 emissions in a relatively homogenous panel of 15 tourismdependent Caribbean countries over the period 1960–2019. … an increase of 10 percent in the number of international visitors is associated with an increase of as much as 8 percent in CO2 emissions …. The negative impact of tourism on environmental quality occurs through several channels in Caribbean countries including carbon-intensive energy production and consumption of material resources in accommodation, transportation and other tourist activities, and changes in land use associated with tourism-related investments” (p. 13).

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