Prof. Nathan Phillips Joins Pardee Center as Newest Faculty Fellow

nathan_phillipsProf. Nathan Phillips, Associate Professor of Geography & Environment at Boston University,¬† joins the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future as a Faculty Fellow. His research focuses on physiological mechanisms that regulate water, carbon, and energy exchanges between plants/ecosystems and the environment, especially in the context of environmental change. ¬†More recently, this research has been translated to studies of the ecology “in cities”, and the ecology “of cities”, in an interdisciplinary research program called “Urban Metabolism” supported by the National Science Foundation and Boston University’s Sustainable Neighborhood Laboratory.