Boston University Professor, Dr. Nathan Phillips, will discuss the why and how of moving from gas to electricity for climate mitigation, adaptation, cleaner air and safer communities. He is Acting Director of the Sustainable Neighborhood Lab.
Professor Phillips studied at California State University, Sacramento and Duke University's School of the Environment. He teaches in the Earth & Environment Department at Boston University. His current research is on the physiological mechanisms and processes by which plants and ecosystems regulate water loss and carbon gain, and how such processes may be altered under global environmental change. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in Plant Physiological Ecology, Physical Principles of the Environment, Biogeography, Biodiversity, Environmental Field Methods, and Sustainable Energy.