Prince Charles has warned Scott Morrison that an imminent World Climate Conference was “a last chance saloon” to take action after he was told the PM may not attend.
The heir to the British throne, 72, who has been busy promoting green issues for much of his life, said he understood why activists were taking direct action at the lack of politicians “inaction.
In a speech in the gardens of the Prime Minister’s mansion at his Balmoral estate in Aberdeenshire, Prince Charles told the BBC the world faces a ‘disaster’ and a ‘disaster’.
In the interview, Prince Charles said he shared the concerns of Greta Thunberg and other environmental campaigners that world leaders are “just talk” and not doing enough to avoid the disastrous effects of climate change.
Prince Charles said he understands young people’s despair, and why such groups as Extinction took to the streets to stage unsettling protests.
Prince Charles is accompanied by his mother Queen Elizabeth and his eldest son Prince William to attend events at Copenhagen’s Copenhagen summit.
“Is that what he says, is it?”Prince Charles
After the British journalist told him Morrison couldn’t take part because he didn’t want to be quarantined after returning home, Charles paused and said: “Is that what he says, is it?”
“surplus English white wine and whey from the cheese process”Prince Charles
In the interview, the Prince disclosed that his Aston Martin was being driven by “surplus English white wine and whey from the cheese process”