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Air Quality, Climate Change and Energy - NEDC

To help NRCS conservation professionals and other conservation partners and planners, the Air Quality and Atmospheric Change and Energy National Technology Development Teams, in cooperation with the National Leader for Climate Change and the National Employee Development Center, have developed a course, Air Quality, Climate Change, and Energy that is now available through AgLearn. The course will help you understand the terminology and basics of air quality, climate change, and energy and their connection to the planning and implementation of conservation practices to benefit the land. The course is available to all NRCS employees, partners, and technical service providers.  View a video explaining the Air Quality, Climate Change, and Energy course here.

Objectives

These courses will help you understand the terminology and basics of air quality, climate change, and energy and their connection to the planning and implementation of conservation practices to benefit the land. Courses are available to all NRCS employees, partners, and technical service providers with registration in the E-Auth system.

Air Quality, Climate Change, and Energy course is the first course in a series of seven detailed courses. Why Should We Care about Air Quality?, Why Do We Care About Energy?, Air Quality Resource Concerns, Energy Basics, and Greenhouse Gases and Carbon Sequestration are all available through AgLearn.  Select the links to read more about each course. To take each course, see the enrollment instructions below.

Delivery Method

Self-Paced Learning on AgLearn.

Target Audience

NRCS Employees

NEDC Contact

Brian Littleton

Technical Coordinator

Air Quality and Atmospheric Change: NRCS Air Quality & Atmospheric Change Team Leader Greg Johnson at 503-273-2424,
Energy: NRCS agronomist Stefanie Aschmann at 503-273-2408, and
Climate Change: NRCS soil scientist Carolyn Olson at  202-720-1821.

Enrollment

Go to AgLearn to request enrollment in

Air Quality, Climate Change, and Energy (NEDC-NRCS-000253)

Energy Basics (NEDC-NRCS-000255)

Why Do We Care About Energy? (NEDC-NRCS-000256)

Why Should We Care About Air Quality? (NEDC-NRCS-000257)

Air Quality Resource Concerns (NEDC-NRCS-000258)

Greenhouse Gases and Carbon Sequestration (NEDC-NRCS-000259)