Issue Experts

  • Mark Floegel

    Expert

    Mark Floegel is the research director with Greenpeace USA. He has been working on public advocacy issues since 1987. Particular areas of issue expertise include: the effects of chlorinated chemicals on human health and the environment pertaining to pulp and paper mills; toxic waste incinerators; sustainable fisheries and forestry; renewable energy; acid rain, and sustainable agriculture.

  • Rolf Skar

    Expert

    Rolf Skar is the forest campaign director at Greenpeace USA. Since 2007, Rolf has contributed to international Greenpeace campaigns to stop deforestation in the Canadian boreal forest, the Paradise forests of Southeast Asia, and the Brazilian Amazon.

  • Rick Hind

    Expert

    Since 1991, Rick has been legislative director of Greenpeace's toxics campaign. He is a go-to source for journalists covering toxics and chemical security issues. He has been quoted in a wide range of national publications including The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, CBS News, NPR, FOX, and many others.

  • Phil Kline

    Expert

    Phil is a senior oceans campaigner at Greenpeace USA. He is a recognized expert on oceans policy domestically and internationally, and has represented Greenpeace U.S. at International Whaling Commission (IWC) meetings and Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission meetings around the globe.

  • Monica Embrey

    Expert

    Monica Embrey is a Climate and Energy Campaigner for Greenpeace USA, based in Charlotte, North Carolina. She currently leads Greenpeace’s national campaign on Duke Energy, the largest utility in the country, to promote affordable renewable energy in the Southeast.

  • Larry Edwards

    Expert

    Larry, based in Greenpeace's Alaska field office in Sitka, campaigns on several forest and energy-related issues. He has been featured in Alaska Public Radio, The Examiner, AP, and Sit News.

  • Kyle Ash

    Expert

    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.

  • Kelly Mitchell

    Expert

    Kelly Mitchell is the climate and energy director for Greenpeace, based in Chicago. Since 2006, she has worked with citizen activists and organizations across the country to confront corporate polluters and transform US energy policy. She currently leads Greenpeace's campaigns to stop coal export terminals in the Pacific Northwest and shut down the remainder of Edison International's aging Midwestern coal fleet.

  • John Deans

    Expert

    As an Arctic Campaigner, John works with lawmakers, coalition partners, activists, and the media in Greenpeace's efforts to protect the Arctic from the dangers of industrial activity.

  • Jim Riccio

    Expert

    Jim Riccio has been Greenpeace’s Nuclear Policy Analyst since 2001 and has over two decades of nuclear activist experience. He has been quoted in the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, and Boston Globe, and has appeared on ABC News, NBC News, Al Jazeera, CNN, the Discovery Channel and the History Channel.