Eugene is a leader in sustainability with a history of commitment to climate action. The Office of Sustainability strives to accelerate actions that will reduce emissions and strengthen the community's resilience against climate change. Our City Council has set forth aggressive climate goals that will require community-wide collaboration. Achieving these goals also requires a comprehensive approach that places equal importance on advancing social equity, economic prosperity and environmental health.
The City of Eugene is proud to be a part of the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy (GCoM)
The Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy is a global alliance of cities committed to tackling climate change in three focused areas: reducing greenhouse gas emissions, identifying and adapting to the risks associated with climate change, and increasing access to clean and affordable energy. The city of Eugene is proud to be a partner city within this alliance, and was recently recognized by GCoM for the city’s ambitious goals and targets towards climate change mitigation and adaptation.