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The city shall carry out the requirements of sections 6.680 through 6.690 of this code in order to achieve the following goals.

(1) By the year 2020, all city-owned facilities and city operations shall be carbon neutral, either by reducing greenhouse gas emissions to zero, or, if necessary, by funding of verifiable local greenhouse gas reduction projects and programs or the purchase of verifiable carbon offsets for any remaining greenhouse gas emissions.

(2) By the year 2030, the city organization shall reduce its use of fossil fuels by 50% compared to 2010 usage.

(3) By the year 2030, all businesses, individuals and others living or working in the city collectively shall reduce the total (not per capita) use of fossil fuels by 50% compared to 2010 usage.

(4) By the year 2100, total community greenhouse gas emissions shall be reduced to an amount that is no more than the city of Eugene’s average share of a global atmospheric greenhouse gas level of 350 ppm, which is estimated in 2016 to require an annual average emission reduction level of 7.6%.

(Section 6.675 added by Ordinance No. 20540, enacted July 28, 2014, effective August 29, 2014; and amended by Ordinance No. 20567, enacted July 27, 2016, effective August 28, 2016.)