Prince Charles has written an exclusive essay for the American publication, Newsweek, in which were found some rare comments about his sons William and Harry.
The Prince of Wales features on the cover of the January issue of the magazine, focusing on plans to combat climate change. Both of Charles’ sons have worked to solve the issue with their own initiatives, speaking with pride Charles wrote: “As a father, I am proud that my sons have recognized this threat.
Continuing on the Duke of Cambridge’s most recent project: “Most recently, my elder son, William, launched the prestigious Earthshot Prize to incentivize change and help repair our planet over the next ten years…”
Adding that Harry has not been inactive, saying: “And my younger son, Harry, has passionately highlighted the impact of climate change, especially in relation to Africa and committed his charity to being net zero.”
Prince Charles has recognized the importance of taking action now, saying: “The eyes of our children and grandchildren are judging us. As we enter a new year, there is not a moment to lose.”
Global editor of Newsweek, Nancy Cooper, speaks on her happiness that the royal has shared this message, saying: “We are proud to publish the Prince of Wales’ powerful appeal, calling on all of us to address this crucial challenge.
“Given his decades of engagement on this issue, he can speak with deep knowledge and real authority.”
Renowned for his environmental projects, the Prince of Wales’ passion reflects even in his own home, Clarence House, as his official website explains: “Around half of his office and domestic energy use comes from renewable sources such as woodchip boilers, air-source heat pumps, solar panels and ‘green’ electricity”. Even having 5.6kW solar power system installed at the London property in 2011.