The right to an adequate environment includes the right to enjoy a safe environment for the development of the person and has, as a counterpart, the duty to preserve it and the obligation on the part of the public powers to ensure a rational use of the resources. natural resources. The right to an adequate environment is derived from others such as the right to adequate food, the right to health, and even the right to life. It has been explicitly included in various UN declarations and also noted in some European agreements such as the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union.

However, no international institution has proclaimed the Environment as a universal and subjective right. But for the first time in human history, justice forces a government not to emit CO2. A giant step in the recognition of the right to the environment. It has been in Holland. Hopefully it will be extended soon and this sentence will generate the necessary jurisprudence to consecrate the environment as a fundamental right of humanity.