Jeremy Smith Co-Founder, Tourism Declares a Climate Emergency Climate Specialist, Travel Foundation
Jeremy Smith is a writer and strategist for climate action in tourism. In 2020, he co-founded Tourism Declares a Climate Emergency, a global initiative calling on tourism destinations and businesses to work together on equitable science-based climate action. In 2021, he was a co-author of the UNWTO-led Glasgow Declaration for Climate Action in Tourism, which launched at COP26 in Glasgow. He is now working with the UNWTO to ensure the implementation of the declaration’s commitments over the next decade and with the Travel Foundation developing their Climate Action Programme for destinations. He is the author of the books Transforming Travel – realising the potential of sustainable tourism and Clean Breaks – 500 New Ways to See the World; he advises destinations and businesses in sustainable tourism strategy; and he sits on the advisory boards of the Future of Tourism Coalition and Travalyst.