Climate, Culture, Change: Inuit and Western Dialogues with a Warming North Timothy B Leduc

ISBN: 9780776619392

Published: February 21st 2011

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288 pages


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Climate, Culture, Change: Inuit and Western Dialogues with a Warming North  by  Timothy B Leduc

Climate, Culture, Change: Inuit and Western Dialogues with a Warming North by Timothy B Leduc
February 21st 2011 | ebook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 288 pages | ISBN: 9780776619392 | 4.59 Mb

Every day brings new headlines about climate change as politicians debate how to respond, scientists offer new data, and skeptics critique the validity of the research. To step outside these scientific and political debates, Timothy Leduc engagesMoreEvery day brings new headlines about climate change as politicians debate how to respond, scientists offer new data, and skeptics critique the validity of the research.

To step outside these scientific and political debates, Timothy Leduc engages with various Inuit understandings of northern climate change. What he learns is that todays climate changes are not only affecting our environments, but also our cultures. By focusing on the changes currently occurring in the north, he highlights the challenges being posed to Western climate research, Canadian politics and traditional Inuit knowledge.Climate, Culture, Change sheds light on the cultural challenges posed by northern warming and proposes an intercultural response that is demonstrated by the blending of Inuit and Western perspectives.



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