Posted14 October 2021, 07:11
Ahead of COP26, Prince William joined his father’s call for climate protection.
Prince William, one of Queen Elizabeth II’s grandsons, joined his father Prince Charles’ climate call ahead of COP26 in Glasgow (Scotland) on Thursday, whose action he praised long standing in favor of the environment.
“It hasn’t been an easy road there and I think you know he was ahead, way ahead of his time in warning of some of these dangers,” William, 39, said in an interview. with the BBC, ahead of the first Sunday edition of its Earthshot Prize to recognize solutions to the climate crisis.
“It would be an absolute disaster” if his son George had to be “there talking with you in 30 years, repeating the same things, because by then it will be too late,” Prince William said. , the second in the order of succession to the throne. Ahead of COP 26 in Glasgow from October 31, Prince William urged world leaders to take action.
For “everyone’s children
“I want the things that I have enjoyed, the life in the great outdoors, nature, the environment, I want it to be always there for my children and not just my children but the children of everyone”, said he declared. “If we are not careful, we will steal the future of our children through what we are doing now,” he insisted.
In an interview with the BBC on Monday, his father Prince Charles, 72, expressed concern that international leaders meeting in Glasgow were “just talking” during COP26, instead of taking action to drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions.