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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!



Citizens' Climate Lobby (CCL) Executive Director Mark Reynolds and Congressman Dean Phillips (D-MN) will join National Peace Corps Association for a Zoom call on Tuesday, May 11, at 8 p.m. Eastern. Don’t miss out! Reynolds and Rep. Phillips will speak about the legislation CCL is supporting and the importance of being actively engaged with our democracy. President and CEO of NPCA, Glenn Blumhorst, will moderate a question and answer session for attendees following Reynolds and Rep. Phillips' remarks. Sponsored by the Returned Peace Corps Volunteers for Environmental Action (RPCV4EA), the call aims to build excitement about the RPCV4EA’s series of monthly trainings and action teams, one focused on writing letters to the editor and another on meeting with elected officials.



Please click here to register for the National Advocacy Call




Join us for a virtual conversation on actions to reduce the invisible threat of climate-damaging refrigerants. Refrigerants are among the most potent and least understood greenhouse gases contributing to climate change. Join us on May 16 at 8 PM Eastern as we welcome the Environmental Investigation Agency and Green America to discuss how National Peace Corps Association affiliates and individuals can contribute to the elimination of Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) and the adoption of climate-friendly refrigerants globally.



Please click here to register for Leaking Havoc




Calendar of Events

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Climate Story Portal 

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



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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