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King Charles nonetheless ‘cares deeply for the planet’ and hopes to ‘attend COP27 summit’ in Egypt – following 50 years of campaigning towards local weather change
- King Charles to meet with Liz Truss to focus on attendance at COP27, studies say
- The then-Prince of Wales made a speech on the COP26 opening ceremony
- Charles has a protracted historical past of campaigning to cut back results of local weather change
King Charles, a eager environmentalist, is hoping to attend the COP27 summit in Egypt this November regardless of now being the monarch, in accordance to studies.
In his position because the Prince of Wales, Charles typically championed causes associated to conservation, campaigning to take motion on international warming and local weather change. However now he has acceded the throne, he will probably be anticipated to stay considerably extra impartial on political and social points.
However, the Evening Standard studies the brand new King will meet with Prime Minister Liz Truss to resolve if he will probably be ready to attend the COP27 summit from 6-18 November – a yr after he spoke at COP26 in Glasgow.
The King is claimed to be eager to attend the COP27 summit in Egypt this November, following his opening speech eventually yr’s Glasgow assembly
The newspaper reported each the King and William, Prince of Wales, maintain environmental points very expensive.
‘That gained’t change now [Charles] is King,’ a supply informed the publication.
‘But the King, as head of state, will search clarification about his doable attendance from the Prime Minister earlier than taking a call over COP27.’
Although it isn’t typical for a reigning monarch to intervene in political and social points, Her late Majesty made a speech to the Glasgow summit final yr through video.
She urged world leaders to act now, ‘for our youngsters and our youngsters’s youngsters.’
The King and the Prince of Wales (pictured at COP26 in Glasgow, November 2021) are each eager environmentalists
The Queen additionally praised her household’s work on environmental points.
‘It is a supply of nice pleasure to me that the main position my husband performed in encouraging individuals to defend our fragile planet, lives on by the work of our eldest son Charles and his eldest son William,’ she stated.
‘I couldn’t be extra happy with them.’
At the opening ceremony of the summit, Charles gave a speech that drew upon the Covid-19 pandemic for instance of a cross-border disaster that has the potential to cease life in its tracks.
He stated: ‘I can solely urge you, because the world’s decision-makers, to discover sensible methods of overcoming variations so we are able to all get down to work, collectively, to rescue this valuable planet and save the threatened way forward for our younger individuals.’
The King’s dedication to tackling local weather change is usually demonstrated in his personal private life.
At his beloved Highgrove House, His Majesty has an natural farm and backyard which is open to the general public. It can be thought round 90% of the power used within the then-Prince of Wales’s workplace and residential life was sustainably sourced.
During final yr’s summit in Glasgow, the Queen addressed world leaders in a pre-recorded video assertion wherein she urged world leaders to act on local weather change
In current years the monarch has additionally revealed his annual carbon footprint for transparency.
In an interview with the BBC final yr, the monarch additionally confirmed his Aston Martin, which he has owned for round half a century, had been modified to The King’s Aston Martin, which he has owned for half a century, was modified so it now runs on surplus English white wine and whey that’s produced in the course of the course of of constructing cheese.
In the identical interview he added: ‘The dangers now are so nice that should you do not make the suitable strikes… it is going to be catastrophic. It is already starting to be catastrophic.’
As King Charles ascends the throne, plans are starting to emerge that present a considerably reformed monarchy within the UK.
It is predicted the King will go for a scaled-back coronation ceremony amid a cost-of-living disaster that has hit many households laborious. The new Prince of Wales can be anticipated to have a smaller investiture ceremony to formalise his new position.