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MBC092

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Abstract

A new report has been commissioned to assess the impact of climate change on the Northwest’s tourism industry and the findings are far from sunny. It is assumed that once the country starts warming up, tourists will be flocking to the Northwest rather than the over-heated Mediterranean but the research suggests this may not be the case. Paul Unger examines the issues raised by the report and examines how tourism in the Northwest may bring increased problems in terms of managing and maintaining the natural environment once climate change hits home.

Permanent link

http://merseybasin.org.uk/archive/items/MBC092.html

Theme

Strategic

Regions

Mersey Estuary, Upper Mersey, Bollin, Weaver, Etherow & Goyt, Irwell, Manchester Ship Canal, Manchester Waterways, Ribble, Darwen, Douglas, Liverpool, Manchester, Stockport, Cheshire, Wirral

Tags

environment tourism source northwest climatechange nwda sustainability

Credit

Paul Unger Photographs courtesy of: Northwest Regional Development Agency, Britainonview.com SourceNW

Publication date

January 2006

Licence

Free use – you can download this item and use it in any way you wish.

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