Framework Partnership Agreement concerning the European Topic Centre on Biodiversity and Ecosystems 2023-2026
European Environment Agency (EEA) | European Topic Centres (ETCs) are consortia of organisations in EEA member countries with expertise in specific environmental areas, contracted by the EEA through framework partnership agreements to carry out specific tasks to support the implementation of EEA and Copernicus work programmes.
Dialogue Forum on Sustainable Sport 2023
Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection (BMUV), Germany | The main aim of the project is to organise an expert conference on the promotion of sustainability efforts in the practice of sport.
Tourism Monitoring In Antarctica
German Environment Agency (UBA), Germany | The aim of this study is to present the current state of scientific knowledge the impacts of tourism activities, including the logistics used, on the relevant protected goods of the Antarctic environment.
More sustainable events in St. Anton am Arlberg
Tourism Association St. Anton am Arlberg, Austria | Making events sustainable is therefore essential to preserve the beauty of the region while strengthening the local economy. The goal is to create a win-win situation for all parties involved. Visitors can continue to enjoy a memorable experience, the local community and environment are protected, and event organizers can run their events in a sustainable and cost-effective manner.
TMN Climate Workshop
TourismusMarketing Niedersachsen GmbH | With the project "Tackling Climate Change - Adaptation Strategies for Tourism in Lower Saxony", TourismusMarketing Niedersachsen GmbH (TMN) has initiated a forward-looking process that prepares the tourism industry for climate change and its consequences. The project results make it clear: Climate change has arrived in Lower Saxony and is already influencing tourism.
Evaluation of the use of e-scooters in St. Anton am Arlberg
Tourism Association St. Anton am Arlberg, Austria | On 18.06.2022 the region of St. Anton am Arlberg with the neighbouring villages of Pettneu am Arlberg, Schnann, Flirsch and Strengen started the mountain summer. The municipality of St. Anton am Arlberg, the St. Anton am Arlberg Tourism Association and the “Energie und Wirtschaftsbetriebe St. Anton am Arlberg” have decided to carry out a pilot test for e-scooters as an additional micro-mobility solution within the municipality for residents and tourists from 15.6.2022 to 30.9.2022. For this purpose, a cooperation with TIER Mobility has been established.
Support for Sportunion Austria regarding environmental funding for sport clubs
Sportunion Österreich | To help the clubs of Sportunion Austria adapt to more sustainable methods financially, Fresh Thoughts carried out research on the current environmental subsidies in Austria. The research refers to the individual provincial subsidies and not to those of the federal government.
Adaptation and mitigation in the Stanzertal region
Tourism Association St. Anton am Arlberg, Austria | Climate change is a challenge especially for regions which depend heavily on tourism and therefore on natural resources. As impacts of climate change differ depending on the local context, municipalities play a key role in mitigating risks and exploiting opportunities that go along with these changes.
Support services within the framework of the sports-club survey: “Sport and sustainability!”
Sportunion Österreich | In order to focus on the topics of sustainability and environmental protection in sport, Fresh Thoughts conducted a survey together with SPORTUNION Austria in which 430 sports clubs participated. One of the main topics was the energy management of sports clubs.
Interview on the consequences of climate change for tourism in Baden-Württemberg
Tourismus Marketing GmbH Baden-Württemberg | In conversation with Thomas Dworak (Fresh Thoughts Consulting GmbH), Ute Dicks (German Hiking Association) and Dr. Britta Böhr (Black Forest National Park) TMBW Managing Director Andreas Braun discussed about current and future effects of climate change on tourism.
Climate change adaptation in the tourism sector in Lower Saxony
TourismusMarketing Niedersachsen GmbH | Climate change is already affecting the tourism sector in Lower Saxony and complex interactions influence the touristic demand. Therefore, the TourismusMarketing Niedersachsen GmbH (TMN) intended to support the Destination Management Organisations (DMOs) in dealing with current and future changes.
Sport Austrian Summit
Sportunion Österreich | How can sport draw attention to the issue of sustainability? And what can sport do to be more sustainable and thus better meet its social responsibility?
Online talk: Climate change adaptation in urban tourism
Bayerisches Zentrum für Tourismus | In the second annual dialogue of the series "Consequences of Climate Change for Tourism", the Bavarian Centre for Tourism discussed the effects of climate change on urban tourism with experts - networking and joint action are required.
VisitBerlin Online conference – Consequences of climate change for Berlin
Conpros GmbH | At the VisitBerlin Online Hubs conference, director Thomas Dworak gave a lecture on the topic: "What effects of climate change can be expected in Germany and for tourism in the coming years?"
Keynote speech – Potsdam Tourism Forum
PMSG Potsdam Marketing | At the 4th Potsdam Tourism Day, director Thomas Dworak gave a lecture on the topic: "How climate change is changing tourism".