Uncle Sam and Mother Earth

Reflections on the Environmental Movement and the Role of Governance

by Jake Plante

The book offers a fresh and captivating look at environmental stewardship, highlighting areas of climate change, air quality, endangered species, energy, and national parks. At the heart of the account are individuals who have shaped environmental policy at the local and national levels, including leaders such as Rachel Carson, Stewart Brand, Bill Ruckelshaus, Tierra Curry, Al Gore, and Bill McKibben.

About the Author

Author Jake Plante has 30 years of federal environmental experience and has worked in local government and on citizen energy initiatives. He holds a Doctor of Education from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and is an adjunct professor at the University of New England in Maine.



Paperback, 6″ x 9″
307 pages
ISBN 978-1-63381-272-7