Senior Legislative Representative
As Greenpeace’s Senior Legislative Representative, Kyle Ash is responsible for domestic and international climate change policy analysis and campaign strategy. He has been quoted in Politico, Greenwire, the New York Times, and CNN, and was one of the most frequently quoted sources during the Copenhagen Climate Conference.
Prior to joining Greenpeace, Ash served as Government Affairs Manager for the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM), where he was a legislative advocate on issues ranging from public health and animal welfare to medical research and education. At PCRM, he managed grassroots advocacy campaigns and was instrumental in successfully advocating for the diversion of funds from farm subsidy programs to nutrition and conservation programs. Prior his work at PCRM, he served as Assistant Lobbyist and Strategist for the European Environmental Bureau, where he lobbied Parliament, researched policy, and managed coalition building.
Ash received a Bachelor’s degree in International Affairs and Political Economy from Lewis and Clark College, a Law degree from the University of Kent, and a Masters degree in Global Environmental Policy from American University.
- equities.com - October 23, 2012
ENVIRONMENT: CLIMATE CHANGE, THE TABOO PHRASE IN U.S. ELECTORAL POLITICS
- Earth Beat Radio - May 25, 2010
Oil Washes Up on the Gulf Coast - and Forests as "Carbon Markets" - See time 1:50
- US News - May 26, 2011
WikiLeaks Documents Hint of Slick Plans for Arctic Oil: Leaked documents reveal behind-the-scenes maneuvering efforts for control of Arctic oil fields
- The New York Times/Greenwire - March 8, 2011
Natural Gas Companies Send Workers to Hill to Make Case for Fracking
- PBS - December 10, 2010
Cancun Climate Talks: Signs of Progress or More Stumbling Blocks?
- The Washington Post - October 11, 2010
Tianjin climate talks sputter ahead of UN conference
- Wall Street Journal - June 19, 2010
Environmental Rift Widens: Liberals Clash With Obama and Each Other on Stance on Spill and Climate Change
- The New York Times/Greenwire - December 9, 2009
No 'Pass' for Developing Countries in Next Climate Treaty, Says U.S. Envoy