• Applying a comprehensive contextual climate change vulnerability framework to New Zealand's tourism industry 

    Hopkins, Debbie
    Conceptualisations of ‘vulnerability’ vary amongst scholarly communities, contributing to a wide variety of applications. Research investigating vulnerability to climate change has often excluded non-climatic changes which ...
  • Building biocultural approaches into Aotearoa – New Zealand’s conservation future 

    Lyver, Phil O'B; Ruru, Jacinta; Scott, Nigel; Tylianakis, Jason M.; Arnold, Jason; Malinen, Sanna K.; Bataille, Corinne Y.; Herse, Mark P.; Johes, Christopher J.; Gormley, Andrew M.; Peltzer, Duane A.; Taura, Yvonne; Timoti, Puke; Stone, Clive; Wilcox, Mahuru; Moller, Henrik
    Indigenous peoples’ roles in conservation are important because they offer alternate perspectives and knowledge centred on the quality of the human–environment relationship. Here, we present examples of Māori cultural ...
  • Climate change in a regional context: relative vulnerability in the Australasian skier market 

    Hopkins, Debbie; Higham, James; Becken, Susanne
    The concept of relative vulnerability allows for comparisons between analogous units in a regional context. It is utilised within tourism studies to consider how climate change might affect demand and perceived attractiveness ...
  • Climate change perceptions and responses in Scotland's ski industry 

    Hopkins, Debbie; Maclean, Kate
    The negative impacts of climate change for the ski industry have been well documented. However, research has largely focused on key ski markets in North America and Continental Europe. The study presented in this paper ...
  • Denying Bogus Skepticism in Climate Change and Tourism Research 

    Hall, C. Michael; Amelung, Bas; Cohen, Scott; Eijgelaar, Eke; Gossling, Stefan; Higham, James; Leemans, Rik; Peeters, Paul; Ram, Yael; Scott, Daniel; Aall, Carlo; Abegg, Bruno; Dawson, Jackie; Doran, Rouven; Dubois, Ghislain; Duval, David Timothy; Fennell, David; Gill, Alison M.; Gren, Martin; Gronau, Werner; Guiver, Jo; Hopkins, Debbie; Huijbens, Edward H.; Koens, Ko; Lamers, Machiel; Lemieux, Christopher; Lew, Alan; Long, Patrick; Melissen, Frans W.; Nawijn, Jeroen; Nicholls, Sarah; Nilsson, Jan-Henrik; Nunkoo, Robin; Pomering, Alan; Reis, Arianne C.; Richardson, Robert B.; Rogerson, Christian M.; Saarinen, Jarkko; Saeporsdottir, Anna Dora; Steiger, Robert; Upham, Paul; van der Linden, Sander; Visser, Gustav; Wall, Geoffrey; Weaver, David
    This final response to the two climate change denial papers by Shani and Arad further highlights the inaccuracies, misinformation and errors in their commentaries. The obfuscation of scientific research and the consensus ...
  • Learning about climate: an exploration of the socialisation of climate change 

    Hopkins, Debbie
    While the term “climate change” is highly recognized by the nonscientific general public, understandings of its manifestations are varied, contrasting, and complex. It is argued that this is because climate change has ...
  • No time for smokescreen scepticism: A rejoinder to Shani and Arad 

    Hall, C. Michael; Amelung, Bas; Cohen, Scott; Eijgelaar, Eke; Gossling, Stefan; Higham, James; Leemans, Rik; Peeters, Paul; Ram, Yael; Scott, Daniel; Aall, Carlo; Abegg, Bruno; Arana, Jorge E.; Barr, Stewart; Becken, Susanne; Buckley, Ralf; Burns, Peter; Coles, Tim; Dawson, Jackie; Doran, Rouven; Dubois, Ghislain; Duval, David Timothy; Fennell, David; Gill, Alison M.; Gren, Martin; Gronau, Werner; Guiver, Jo; Hopkins, Debbie; Huijbens, Edward H.; Koens, Ko; Lamers, Machiel; Lemieux, Christopher; Lew, Alan; Long, Patrick; Melissen, Frans W.; Nawijn, Jeroen; Nicholls, Sarah; Nilsson, Jan-Henrik; Nunkoo, Robin; Pomering, Alan; Reis, Arianne C.; Reiser, Dirk; Richardson, Robert B.; Rogerson, Christian M.; Saarinen, Jarkko; Saeporsdottir, Anna Dora; Steiger, Robert; Upham, Paul; van der Linden, Sander; Visser, Gustav; Wall, Geoffrey; Weaver, David
    Shani and Arad (2014) claimed that tourism scholars tend to endorse the most pessimistic assessments regarding climate change, and that anthropogenic climate change was a “fashionable” and “highly controversial scientific ...
  • The perceived risks of local climate change in Queenstown, New Zealand 

    Hopkins, Debbie
    Place-embedded, resource-dependent industries are increasingly vulnerable to the effects of climate change. The scientific framing of these risks can be understood through modelling; however, risks are perceived by ...
  • The sustainability of climate change adaptation strategies in New Zealand's ski industry: a range of stakeholder perceptions 

    Hopkins, Debbie
    Climate change is a critical sustainability challenge for alpine tourism and the ski industry. Climate change adaptation is characterised as identifying and taking advantage of new business opportunities plus reducing ...