Article 21 – Right to the Environment

1. Everyone has the right to live in a sustainable environment and in a society where natural resources are respected.

2. Aware of the fact that we are citizens of one world alone, public authorities should ensure the preservation of the biosphere, the conservation of ecological systems, and the regeneration of water, air, soil, fauna and flora in Catalonia.

3. Combating pollution will be a priority at all levels of economic development and public actions in the territory towards leaving a clean and healthy planet to future generations.

4. The right to own and make use of natural resources implies the duty to prevent environmental damage, and if necessary, to repair the damage.