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".
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Addressing the G7 leaders and a group of company bosses, the prince said: "We are doing it …
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