A Canadian Climate of Mind

Passages from Fur to Energy and Beyond

By (author) Timothy B. Leduc
Categories: Science
Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press
Paperback : 9780773547629, 368 pages, May 2016


Timothy B. Leduc is assistant professor of social work at Wilfrid Laurier University.

The 21st century is a period of great environmental and social transformation as climate change increasingly marks lives at personal, familial, communal, national, and global levels. A Canadian Climate of Mind presents stories that emerge from the waters, lands, and climate of Canada, and which have the potential to renew a compassionate energy for changing human relations with each other and with our world.


“As Leduc’s work suggests, the healing of relations and the fostering of friendship among indigenous persons, the Canadian government, and the entire multicultural skein of Canada, will involve deep shifts in our reigning social, economic, cultural and ec

"Timothy Leduc presents solid and diverse sources and references in his study, and skillfully navigates the contributions of Haudenosaunee, Wendat, and Anishinaabe thought and life to the larger public thinking about climate change. " John Grim, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies