MCLA Green Living Seminar Series Presents ‘Carbon Farming in Urban and Suburban Areas’ with Dr. Nathan Phillips April 6

March 18, 2022

Dr. Nathan Phillips, a professor in Boston University’s Department of Earth and Environment, will give a talk titled “Carbon Farming in Urban and Suburban Areas” at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 6 at the MCLA Feigenbaum Center for Science and Innovation, Room 121.  

Part of MCLA’s Green Living Seminar series, this event is free and open to the public. Please note that masks are required in all buildings on MCLA’s campus. 

About Dr. Nathan Phillips 

Nathan Phillips is a physiological ecologist who studies land-climate interactions in terrestrial ecosystems and human-dominated environments, including exchanges of energy, water, and greenhouse gases including methane and carbon dioxide exchanged between the air and leaves, soil, buildings, humans, and pipelines. He works with advocates, community members and policymakers to apply his research to advance sustainable communities and a habitable planet. 

MCLA’s annual Green Living Seminar Series continues through April, presenting a series of lectures on the theme of “Greening the City.” Every semester, the Green Living Seminar Series centers around a different topic, timely and relevant in current sustainability issues. Seminars take place on Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. until April 20.  

The series is a presentation of the MCLA Environmental Studies Department and MCLA’s Berkshire Environmental Resource Center. 

Presentations will also be broadcast on Northern Berkshire Community Television Channel (NBCTC) 1302 at the following times: 

  • Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m.
  • Fridays at 4 p.m.
  • Saturdays at 3:30 p.m.
  • Sundays at 11:30 a.m.
  • Mondays at 5:30 p.m. 

Recordings will also be available on the College’s YouTube channel. 

For more information, visit or contact Professor of Environmental Studies Elena Traister at (413) 662-5303.