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Haubold 1 Max Haubold English 102 Erin Allingham 1.3 The Effects of Global Warming on Tourism As many people know, the increased rate of co2 emissions of the human society has been named the alleged cause for our planet’s changing climate. As the years go on, countries experience temperature changes which have been on a constant upward slope. This seems to have had mixed effects on the world’s tourism, but why? The output of greenhouse gases by the world is starting to affect the welfare of more than just the environment itself. Global warming is affecting the economy of many tourist heavy areas, as it is making these attractions less desirable. In areas surrounding the equator, places are becoming much too hot for visitors to find attractive. With temperatures soaring, tourists are deterred from making extended stays to areas such as the Mediterranean. Less cloud cover has also been observed in places such as Australia, causing an increased risk in skin cancer. Coral reefs are also affected as sea levels rise, which destroys their ecosystems, and in turn reduces the draw to tourists. These effects of global warming jeopardize the economies of many countries that rely on tourism. This means not only the warm beaches, but also cold areas that rely on climate for business, such as ski resorts, which are having trouble with shortened seasons of operation, due to increasing temperature. These things, along with the
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This note was uploaded on 10/17/2011 for the course ENGL 101 taught by Professor Various during the Fall '07 term at UNC.

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