Carly Phillips

Kendall Fellow

Carly Phillips was the Kendall Fellow for Protecting Carbon in Alaska’s Boreal Forests with the Climate & Energy program at the Union of Concerned Scientists.

Prior to joining UCS, Dr. Phillips studied carbon cycling in arctic ecosystems at the Odum School of Ecology and Center for Permafrost in Copenhagen, Denmark. She worked in both arctic Alaska and Sweden investigating how soil processes respond to a rapidly changing climate. Dr. Phillip holds a PhD in ecology from the University of Georgia and a BA in biology from Occidental College.

Selected publications

Phillips, C.A., Astrid Caldas, Rachel Cleetus, Kristina A. Dahl, Juan Declet-Barreto, Rachel Licker, L. Delta Merner, J. Pablo Ortiz-Partida, Alexandra L. Phelan, Erika Spanger-Siegfried, Shuchi Talati, Christopher H. Trisos, and  Colin J. Carlson. 2020. Compound climate risks in the COVID-19 pandemic. Nature Climate Change.