Prince Charles makes plea to G7 world leaders at Eden Project reception in Cornwall

Prince Charles makes plea to G7 world leaders at Eden Project reception in Cornwall

The Prince of Wales has used a speech at Cornwall's Eden Project to urge G7 leaders to display the same sense of urgency in tackling climate change as they showed in tackling the coronavirus pandemic. At a reception with leaders including Boris Johnson and Joe Biden, Charles said the Covid-19 pandemic had shown what a "truly borderless crisis" looks like. "Of course, we did not fully see Covid coming," he said. "Yet climate change and biodiversity loss represent a borderless crisis, the solutions to which have been argued about and postponed for far too long." He said the battle against the pandemic provided a "crystal-clear example of the scale, and sheer speed, at which the global community can tackle crises when we combine political will with business ingenuity and public mobilisation". You can stay up to date on the top news and events near you with CornwallLive’s FREE newsletters – enter your email address at the top of the page or go here Addressing the G7 leaders and a group of company bosses, the prince said: "We are doing it …
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