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Impacts of environmental regulations on tourism carbon emissions

Impacts of environmental regulations on tourism carbon emissions

Chen, Qiao, Mao, Yan and Morrison, Alastair ORCID: 0000-0002-0754-1083 (2021) Impacts of environmental regulations on tourism carbon emissions. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18 (23):12850. pp. 1-16. ISSN 1661-7827 (Print), 1660-4601 (Online) (doi:

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This research analyzed the impact of environmental regulations and their power in suppressing tourism carbon emissions. The results showed that: (1) four types of environmental regulations had significant inhibiting effects on tourism carbon emissions, but different types of regulations had varying effects; and (2) environmental regulations had a significant time lag effect on tourism carbon emissions. The decay rates of the environmental regulation effects were dissimilar for supervisory management, market incentives, command and control, and public participation; and (3) environmental regulations had dissimilar influences on tourism carbon emissions at the regional level. Government agencies should choose differentiated environmental regulation tools, attach great importance to the time-lag effect of environmental regulations on tourism carbon emissions, and establish systems and mechanisms of public participation in environmental matters.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: environmental regulations; tourism carbon emissions; public participation; command and control; market incentives; supervisory management
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
K Law > K Law (General)
Faculty / School / Research Centre / Research Group: Faculty of Business
Last Modified: 03 May 2024 11:09

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