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Green or Greenwash?
COTA agrees to "sustainability" at F1, but is it the real deal?
"..."I want the deal to reflect Austin's commitment to sustainability, and ... I want the F1 site to be..."

Nov. 16, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Unrealized Opportunities: Ester Matthews on the Austin Climate Protection Program
Ester Matthews reflects on the progress of the ACPP
"...Is your retirement and the hiring of this new sustainability officer [Lucia Athens] going to affect that administrative relationship?..."

Sept. 24, 2010 News Feature

Not So Cool
Austin's 2009 Climate Protection Program update confirms progress on energy – but reflects a feeble citywide effort
"...data for the Zero Waste, single-stream recycling, and other sustainability initiatives (or lack thereof) at Solid Waste Services. City..."

June 19, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Endorses SustainLane Criteria
"...on city quality of life combined with indicators of sustainability programs, policies, and performance. The rankings gauge a city's..."

March 29, 2006 Postmarks

That Figures
City Manager Jesus Garza introduces a budget that focuses on roads, utilities, and cops, and skates around a needed tax increase.
"...his budget -- the Economic Development Fund and the Sustainability Fund. Both names are euphemistic. The $4.2 million Economic..."

Aug. 18, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

SXSW Eco Wrap
“Nature doesn’t need people, People need nature”
"...green innovation, certainly offered an array of tech-based and sustainability-centric panels and mentorships, but applying data-driven research on how..."

Oct. 9, 2014 News Post by Jessi Cape

City's Urban Ag Effort Struggles to Take Root
Bureaucracy may be reason for program's stunted growth
"...a really good time to put this position under Sustainability."..."

April 12, 2013 News Feature by Mike Kanin

Then There's This: Back to the Garden
Comp plan aims to build a sustainable food system
"...Housing and Community Development, Transportation, and the Office of Sustainability, as well as partner with the Sustainable Food Policy..."

July 13, 2012 News Column by Amy Smith

This Is Your City Budget
More police, vanishing grants, rising costs, and ... Jazzercise?
"...bleeding, partially with a $500,000 infusion from the city's Sustainability Fund, a reserve established in 2001 to advance environmental..."

Sept. 2, 2011 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Sustainable Biodiesel: Made in Austin
How two guys are putting Austin on the biodiesel map … again
"...like a silver BB in a shotgun blast of sustainability that includes several technologies. But unlike a lot of..."

Nov. 28, 2008 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Fighting for the Right to Clean Energy
The first Texas Clean Energy Congress issues its call to action
"...this week and ratified on Monday a Declaration of Sustainability and a Clean Energy Bill of Rights – calling..."

Nov. 19, 2004 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

The Best-Case Scenario
After years of work, Envision Central Texas goes majorly public.
"...ECT has embraced core concepts of livability and sustainability -- like mixed-use development, mixed-income (and affordable) housing, genuine..."

Oct. 24, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin @ Large: Canary in the Data Mine
Profile of the 2002 Central Texas Sustainability Indicators Project
"...On Monday, the Central Texas Sustainability Indicators Project released its 2002 report: a snapshot of..."

June 28, 2002 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

SXSW Eco Returns
Panelists take a variety of approaches to environmentalism
"...Sustainability is synonymous with endurance. In its fifth year, the..."

Oct. 2, 2015 News Feature by Jessi Cape

... Until Your Pool Runs Dry
Austin's swimming pools are leaking – and that may be the least of PARD's problems
"...the heading, "2015 Summer Aquatics Facility Operations and Future Sustainability," Hensley wrote that an internal review had concluded that..."

May 15, 2015 News Feature by Michael King

Public's Voice Seldom Heard
"...Dear Editor, Sustainability chief Lucia Athens was found seriously floundering when trying..."

April 9, 2013 Postmarks

Neighborhood Watch
Sustainable Neighborhoods group advocates 'family-friendly' north side development
"...Keeping schools open is part of SN's model of sustainability. So is keeping the neighborhoods workable for people in..."

March 22, 2013 News Feature by Robyn Ross

Eco-Currents: Spring Roundup
Butterflies, hummingbirds, power plants, and more
"...of the center's influence and achievements: Lucia Athens, chief sustainability officer for the city of Austin; Michael Gatto, co-founder..."

April 15, 2011 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Helpful Resources: COP15 and Beyond
"...In the interest of "driving sustainability mainstream," TreeHugger is a one-stop shop not just for..."

Dec. 11, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Groundwork: Active Austinites
What's doing at the grassroots level
"..."Our goal is to build a community conversation about sustainability, starting with the 350 focus," said Lebkowsky, who's also..."

June 19, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Res Publica
"...ECOLOGY & SUSTAINABILITY LECTURES Learn about local and national environmental issues and..."

April 3, 2009 News Feature

He's a Rebel!
The Rhizome Collective's Scott Kellogg
"...2000 as a center for community organizing and urban sustainability education. The founding members replaced asphalt with wood mulch..."

April 18, 2008 Features Feature by Sofia Resnick

Happenings
March 27-April 3
"...RADICAL URBAN SUSTAINABILITY TRAINING This two-day workshop explores ways of creating autonomous,..."

March 28, 2008 News Feature

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...A little test: When you hear the words "sustainability indicators," what happens? Do your eyes glaze over? Does..."

Feb. 26, 1999 News Feature

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...But the basis of that sustainability is Austin's quality of life, which the ICF study..."

Jan. 16, 1998 News Feature

James Beard Foundation Names Texas' First Certified Sustainable Sushi Restaurant
Longtime SoCo spot also added new Peruvian-Japanese fusion menu
"...develop a sustainable seafood program, helping to increase the sustainability of the seafood supply chain by serving only seafood..."

April 25, 2019 Food Post by Emily Beyda

Staging Mr. Burns, a post-electric play With Zero Waste
A UT student production of Anne Washburn’s play shows how to make theatre the sustainable way
"...a sustainable way. You don't have classes that teach sustainability in theatre; in general, the arts are behind, compared..."

Dec. 14, 2018 Arts Feature by M. Brianna Stallings

Attention Sushi Lovers: Lucky Robot Offers Time Out for Tuna Tuesdays
SoCo restaurant launches new sustainability campaign
"...That’s why Lucky Robot is launching their new sustainability campaign, #timeoutfortuna. Every Tuesday this month, there will be..."

June 19, 2018 Food Post by Emily Beyda

Why Farm-Raised Fish Are a Good Idea for Austin
Demystifying the process and why it makes sense for our landlocked city
"...So then why, when sustainability is a huge concern, are people so opposed to..."

June 1, 2018 Food Feature by Jessi Devenyns

Crowdsourcing Medical Data Through Gaming
UT’s Simulation and Game Applications Lab helps researchers reach further
"...simulation game dealing with issues of environmental and economic sustainability. Environ exposes students to the topic of sustainability and..."

Jan. 13, 2017 Screens Feature by felix morgan

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