Queen Elizabeth II Honors Prince Philip In Climate Change Speech

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Queen Elizabeth IIShe praised her relatives for their efforts to combat climate change, as she addressed 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference.

She spoke on Monday, November 1, at the COP26 event in Glasgow, Scotland to emphasize the importance of limiting global climate change. The speech was originally recorded from Windsor Castle and began with a tribute of her husband. Prince PhilipShe was 99 years old when she died in April. 

“This is a duty I am especially happy to discharge, as the impact of the environment on human progress was a subject close to the heart of my dear late husband,”She shared. 

The 95-year-old monarch went on to commend son Prince CharlesGrandson Prince WilliamThank you for helping to keep this legacy alive. “It is a source of great pride to me that the leading role my husband played in encouraging people to protect our fragile planet, lives on through the work of our eldest son Charles and his eldest son William,”She spoke. “I could not be more proud of them.”