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Lucia Athens Named Chief Sustainability Officer
Will lead Green initiatives
"...has selected Lucia Athens as the City’s first Chief Sustainability Officer. "This position will play a crucial role in..."

June 18, 2010 News Post by Katherine Gregor

Chief Sustainability Officer Finalists Announced
Meet them June 3
"...for the new city of Austin position of chief sustainability officer. The candidates will have formal interviews next week;..."

May 28, 2010 News Post by Katherine Gregor

Sustainability Officer: Four Finalists
But only one can win!
"...By the time the public met the city's Chief Sustainability Officer candidates on Thursday, four finalists were left standing:..."

June 7, 2010 News Post by Katherine Gregor

Wanted: Chief Sustainability Officer
City starts hiring
" search to fill the new position of chief sustainability officer. Help shape the job description at a public..."

Feb. 3, 2010 News Post by Katherine Gregor

Austin’s Steady Strides Toward Climate Sustainability
How are we doing and how effective can local policies be at mitigating a worldwide crisis?
"...on both ends," said Lucia Athens, the city's chief sustainability officer. "You have to be prepared for scarcity, and..."

Nov. 1, 2019 News Feature by Michael King

Creating Sustainability
City plans Colony Park project as a long-term Eastside neighborhood
"...commercial boost the area needs. The buzz word is sustainability, but the challenge for the city is balancing and..."

Jan. 27, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Add Sustainability Section
"...I started searching for groups and organizations connected to sustainability and was disappointed in the incongruity in the level..."

Sept. 4, 2008 Postmarks

Water Major Facet of Sustainability
"...races there, and/or associated buildings and activities might approach sustainability contained not one word about a major facet of..."

Nov. 19, 2012 Postmarks

No Sustainability Input
"...the four finalists being considered for Austin’s new chief sustainability officer. More than 100 citizens took time out from..."

June 8, 2010 Postmarks

Share Some Truth, Justice, and Sustainability With These Civic-Minded Gifts
Keep the holidays real

Dec. 4, 2020 News Feature by the News Staff

DoorDash Celebrates Its Sustainability and Hunger Efforts With SXSW Party
Queue the line: Free food and booze from Torchy’s Tacos and Project DASH
"...those in need through Project DASH (DoorDash Acts for Sustainability and Hunger)...."

March 6, 2019 Food Post by Alisha McDarris

Density + Livability = Sustainability
"...One simple idea is this: Density + livability = sustainability. Density-bonus options address the "livability" part of the equation...."

Oct. 31, 2007 Postmarks

It's Not Easy Being Green
The city's Office of Sustainability is still trying to find a sustainable mission
"...Lucia Athens is the City of Austin's Chief Sustainability Officer. Hired in 2010, Athens became the official shepherd..."

April 5, 2013 News Feature by Mike Kanin

The Serious Play in Saving the World
Gaming gets on the sustainability bandwagon
"...lot about the potential for virtual worlds to support sustainability modeling linked to the physical environment. Fisk, described by..."

April 18, 2008 Screens Feature by Jon Lebkowsky

Spillar Responds on Carbon Footprint
More on the Strategic Mobility Plan
"...e-mailed to clarify the importance of climate protection and sustainability...."

Oct. 23, 2009 News Post by Katherine Gregor

Walking Waller Creek Is a Tour Through Wildlife, Wild Flora, and Wild History
Take this self-guided tour from UT's Office of Sustainability, and learn how much wildness this waterway is home to
"...tour produced by the University of Texas Office of Sustainability (accessible with instructions and audio at, but the..."

July 31, 2020 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Green Fund: Aggies & Longhorns Unite
College Station students raise their fees to go green
"...It will raise up to $300,000 per year for sustainability. The campus joined UT Austin in a statewide Think..."

March 5, 2010 News Post by Katherine Gregor

Point Austin: Good, Bad, and Ugly
Sustainability Project snap-shoots our present, future
"...begin with the 2006 report of the Central Texas Sustainability Indicators Project. The CTSIP is a multisponsor effort, begun..."

Dec. 29, 2006 News Column by Michael King

My SXSW ECO 2012 Experience Wrap Up
Sustainability in food and environment and culture! Oh, my!
"...composers, and other movers and shakers all dedicated to sustainability...."

Oct. 6, 2012 Food Post by Jessi Cape

Data Riches
A data nerd's dream come true, the Central Texas Sustainability Indicators Project's latest report is out
"...advocates Jim Walker, executive director of the Central Texas Sustainability Indicators Project – a data nerd's dream. The passion..."

Nov. 16, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Feed Your Dog Tasty Crickets
New local dog food company promotes canine health and sustainability
"...substantial marketing expertise and fueled his self-described passion for sustainability. "I was paying a lot of attention to what..."

Oct. 9, 2020 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

Can Austin Become Carbon Neutral by 2050?
The city stepped up its game, but it'll need your help
"...Currently, the city is on track to meet key sustainability goals, according to a January 2020 report released by..."

Feb. 14, 2020 News Post by Francesca D'Annunzio

Five Food-Centric Panels Coming to SXSW
People are hungry for information about policy, sustainability, and curbing a global food catastrophe. And wine.
"...industry's biggest lobbying group, Grocery Manufacturers Association, and how sustainability commitments impact the environment as well as the food..."

March 8, 2019 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

SXSW Eco: A Better Milk When You Mind Your Peas
Sustainability + alternative milk = two peas in a pod
" earlier this year, sets a new standard for sustainability in the milk aisle. And for SXSW Eco attendees,..."

Oct. 7, 2016 News Feature by Robyn Ross

Beasts of No Nation
Idris Elba co-stars in this Netflix drama about child soldiers in Africa
"’s litany of indecencies may push the bounds of sustainability. The boy’s hazing and first kill are shown in..."

Oct. 16, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The 11th Hour
Leonardo DiCaprio narrates this well-constructed – but oddly calm – documentary on global climate change aimed at the fence sitters, not the true believers.
"...James Woolsey cut through the increasingly hopeful platitudes on sustainability and the importance of individual actions with something approaching..."

Sept. 14, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Jefferson in Paris
"...tossed into the mix with little regard for their sustainability and narrative flow. True, Jefferson was one of those..."

April 21, 1995 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Formula Farrera
Formula One cranks up sustainability engine
"...On Jan. 3 he was announced as the first sustainability director for Austin's Circuit of the Americas racetrack, and..."

Jan. 13, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Professor Dumpster Wanted a Dialogue – He Got One
Nora Ankrum responds to the bowtie backlash
"...for high school and college students to “tackle specific sustainability tech tasks” related to the Dumpster’s ongoing renovation. According..."

March 11, 2015 News Post by Nora Ankrum

Climate, Meet Mobility
Copenhagen is all about green transport – and Austin should be, too
"...the problem, the new city Transportation Department is making sustainability central to its mission. "We know emphatically we need..."

Nov. 6, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

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