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  • Think Global

    Deadvlei, Namib Desert, Namibia. (c) S Bristol 2017

  • Act Local

    Peggy's Pond, PEI, Canada. (c) K Schachter 2017

  • For the Planet

    French Alps. (c) S Bagauri 2017


Who We Are

We are members of the Peace Corps community past, present, and future. We have seen the impact of poor environmental policy and climate change in countries around the world.


What We Do

The purpose of the Returned Peace Corps Volunteers for Environmental Action (RPCVs4EA) is to encourage RPCVs and friends to create a community of concern and action for the climate and sustainable practices in our communities.




We Advocate


We advocate for the planet by fighting for environmentally friendly legislation. We do this by signing petitions, calling congress, and lobbying etc.


See more of our work »



We Educate


We raise awareness about environmental issues. We also stay updated on the latest laws and legislation impacting the environment.



Learn more about us » 


We Collaborate


We believe we are stronger together. We connect with other organizations and individuals to share ideas and learn from each other.



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Become a Member

Join the RPCVs for Environmental Action to stay connected and support Peace Corps community initiatives! 

1. First, you will choose your membership level with NPCA.

2. Then, select which NPCA affiliate group(s) you would like to join, including ours!


Paul Thompson Skiing his 40th Birkie for Climate Solutions   

Our member Paul Thompson (RPCV Malaysian Borneo, 1971-72) is an avid skier with a purpose.  Since 1979, the retired Minnesota teacher has participated in the  American Birkebeiner 55 km (34 mile) cross-country ski marathon race. Next month, while competing in his 40th Birkebeiner, Thompson hopes to raise $40,000 for four organizations including RPCV4EA to help address climate change and bridge the political divides tearing the country apart. 


 Find out how you can help Paul reach his goals 



Calendar of Events

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Climate Story Portal 

We would love to hear from you, share your climate story here.



Recent News

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We are an affiliate of the National Peace Corps Association (NPCA).

NPCA is the nonprofit alumni network at the center of a vibrant community of over 220,000 people who share the Peace Corps experience. NPCA champions lifelong commitment to Peace Corps ideals by connecting, engaging, and promoting its members and affiliate groups as they continue to make a difference in communities in the U.S. and abroad. NPCA is also dedicated to advocating for, contributing to, and supporting the betterment of the Peace Corps. Visit NPCA to learn more