RENCI's Asheville Center Featured in TV Special on Climate, Technology and the Environment


ASHEVILLE, NC–RENCI at UNC Asheville Director Jim Fox and media artist and co-founder of design and engineering firm The Elumenati David McConville were featured in a half-hour program that aired on Asheville’s educational channel twice a day from May 12 to May 19. The show, “Climate, Technology and Our Environment,” was one episode in a four-part series hosted by UNC Asheville Chancellor Anne Ponder. The series explored the challenges and opportunities facing Western North Carolina citizens and communities and featured some of the region’s outstanding innovators, policy-makers and educators.

As director of RENCI, Fox works with Buncombe County leaders on flood mitigation and land use issues and on strategies for developing the region’s climate-related business sector. He is also the director of UNC Asheville’s National Environmental Modeling and Analysis Center (NEMAC).

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