The Peace Corps 2014 Climate Adaptation Plan intends to expand an organizational understanding of climate change and its impacts on administrative services and Volunteer programs. To evaluate impacts to mission, policies, programs, and operations, the key climate stressors identified for analysis include
Pioneering soil microbiologist, Dr. Elaine Ingham teaches us about "The Life in the Soil" in Part 3, "The Proper Biology."
The University of Michigan provides an in-depth account of energy flow through ecosystems.
The Global Alliance For Clean Cookstoves is a public-private initiative to save lives, improve livelihoods, empower women, and protect the environment by creating a thriving global market for clean and efficient household cooking solutions.
This webpage describes the major greenhouse gases and how they end up in the atmosphere. It also explains how much of each type of gas currently exists in the atmosphere, how long each type stays in the atmosphere, and the impact of each type of gas on global temperatures.
This webpage describes the causes of climate change. It explains the role of greenhouse gases (especially CO2) in climate change, and discusses how changes in the sun's energy affect how much energy reaches Earth’s system. It also explains how changes in earth's surface reflectivity affect how much energy enters Earth’s system.
This webpage describes photosynthesis, the carbon cycle, and how they relate to global climate change. It also briefly explains how other greenhouse gases affect climate change.
This 18-page report describes evidence of the existence of climate change and predicts the extent of climate change in the 21st Century.
This fact sheet explains how climate change affects local agriculture and food security, and outlines the challenges faced because of the world's growing population and changing weather patterns. It also outlines Feed the Future's approach to increasing food security despite changing climate patterns.
United States President Barack Obama's Climate-Resilient International Development Executive Order outlines what the mandate for government agencies to mitigate the effects of climate change.