Climate change


International Journal of Hospitality Management, Volume 81, 2019, Pages 169-179.

This article presents a survey on an ecolabel-awarded hotel, testing a research hypothesis. It demonstrates that guests positively recognise the hotels’ environmental commitment, with a significant influence on satisfaction and loyalty. This supports SDGs 8 (Decent Work and Economic Growth) and 12 (Responsible Consumption and Production).
Most south Asian countries witnessed localized greening/browning during 2000–2016. Coarse-scale satellite data (≥1 km) might not capture subtle forest degradation, therefore high-resolution data (≤10 m) must be used to assess current forest condition. A multi-step framework should be employed for accurate reporting of SDG 15.
Advancing SDGs 7 and 13, this article outlines why divesting from fossil fuels makes sense environmentally and financially.
This article addressses goals 7, 12 and 13 showing the opportunity that implementation of zero emission ferry lines offers in the framework of 100% RES smart island energy systems and demonstrates their ability to supply the fuel for zero emission ferry lines.

Global Environmental Change, Volume 60, January 2020

Improving research practices for scientific collaboration could lead to improved knowledge use, including in climate change research supporting SDG 13 and SDG 17.
This book chapter addresses goals 7, 9, and 13 by reviewing the prospects and constraints for bioenergy development in Africa to ensure sustainable bioenergy production in the future.

Environment International, Volume 134, January 2020,105132.

Winner of the Elsevier Atlas Award in January 2020, this article explores the potential health impacts of implementing the Barcelona Superblock model, contributing to SDGs 3, 11 and 13.
Winner of the February 2020 Elsevier Atlas Award, this article proposes a circular economy framework for the adaptive reuse of cultural heritage buildings to reduce environmental impacts, contributing to SDGs 11, 12 and 13.

Emerging and Reemerging Viral Pathogens, Volume 1: Fundamental and Basic Virology Aspects of Human, Animal and Plant Pathogens, 2020, Pages 127-149

This book chapter addresses goals 3, 13 and 15 by discussing the coronavirus family (Coronaviridae) as a species specificity and interspecies transmission.
This case study uses survey and satellite data to help better protect those working in agriculture in Kenya and Tanzania against drought and climate change, helping to advance SDG 2 and 13.