Rethinking Tourism in an Overcrowded World

By Nandita Bajaj

On a summer morning in 2017, as my husband and I were planning our next summer getaway, we learned of a new study called “The climate mitigation gap: Education and government recommendations miss the most effective individual actions”. It highlighted the most impactful actions individuals could take to reduce their carbon impact. Out of the top four high-impact actions that were listed, we were relieved to see that we were intuitively practicing three of them — we have a small family (no children), we don’t own a car, and we don’t consume…