Biltmore Village during the 2004 flood. Photo courtesy of FEMA

Future shock: Designing climate-resilient buildings

An upcoming conference gives Asheville a lead role in efforts to integrate the latest climate science into the hands-on practices of architects, builders and others. “Climate Resilient Design in the Southeast,” happening Friday, Nov. 6, at the U.S. Cellular Center, brings together an impressive array of acclaimed scientists and other professionals. They’ll discuss climate-resilient building […]

Anna Jane Joyner

Rolling Stone: Black Mountain’s Anna Joyner is the ‘millennial face’ of biblical-based environmen­talism

Joyner previously worked for the WNC Alliance and is currently working as a climate campaign consultant for the national We Are Here Now organization. She gained national attention last year for being featured in the “Years of Living Dangerously” Showtime documentary series that explored the challenges of climate change.