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I. People around the world have a fundamental right to clean, healthy and adequate <br />air, water, and land. <br />J. The economy must shift from dirty energy to energy democracy .that benefits <br />people, the environment, and a clean, renewable energy economy. <br />K. Building a society resilient to current, expected, and potential effects of climate <br />change will protect health, lives, ecosystems, and economies, and such resilience efforts will have <br />the greatest positive impact if the most dramatic potential consequences of climate change are <br />taken into account. <br />L. Eugene, Oregon, by enacting a Climate Recovery Ordinance into city policy, can <br />hereby support this local youth -led climate emergency mobilization. <br />NOW, THEREFORE, <br />BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EUGENE, a <br />Municipal Corporation of the State of Oregon, as follows: <br />Section 1. The Eugene City Council declares its support for the youth -led emergency <br />climate strike September 20 through September 27, 2019. <br />Section 2. The Eugene City Council applauds citizens, especially the youth, in their <br />continuing efforts to take actionable steps to address the climate change emergency. <br />Section 3. This Resolution is effective immediately upon its passage by the City <br />Council. <br />The foregoing Resolution adopted the 14'h day of October, 2019. <br />City Recorder <br />Resolution -- Page 2 of 2 <br />