Issue Experts

  • Ivy Schlegel

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    Ivy Schlegel is a research specialist with the Greenpeace USA forests team, focusing on Indonesian palm oil and the markets for forest commodities. Ivy has worked with Greenpeace USA since 2009.

  • Kate Melges

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    Kate Melges is an oceans campaigner based in Seattle. She authors the Tuna Shopping Guide and helps lead Greenpeace’s sustainable seafood campaign. Kate’s focus is pushing U.S. canned tuna brands to provide sustainable and ethically sourced tuna.

  • Tim Donaghy

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    Tim Donaghy is a Senior Research Specialist with Greenpeace USA.

  • Mark Floegel

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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.