Exploring people's viewpoints on air travel and climate change: understanding inconsistencies

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleExploring people's viewpoints on air travel and climate change: understanding inconsistencies Author(S)Maarten Kroesen (Author)
Abstract  This study aims to objectify people's subjective viewpoints toward air travel and climate change. Using an online questionnaire, a series of statements about aviation and the environment were scored by 491 subjects in the Netherlands. Through factorization of the response patterns six distinct viewpoints on aviation and climate change are revealed and identified as integration, ignorance, denial, necessity, guilt and indulgence/fatalism. Each viewpoint is shown to be associated with fitting levels of air travel behavior and general environmental awareness. As in previous research, it is shown that air travel behavior does not significantly correlate with general environmental awareness ...Paginationp 271-290
SubjectEconomicsDescriptorsTourism
Journal TitleJournal of Sustainable Tourism  
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