Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall wear tartan in Aberdeen
Prince Charles, 72 and Camilla, 74, who are known as the Duke and Duchess of Rothesay when in Scotland, officially opened the Aberdeen Art Gallery earlier today.Prince Charles, 72 and Camilla, 74, who are known as the Duke and Duchess of Rothesay when in Scotland, looked to be in jovial spirits as they gazed around the one of the finest collections of art in the UK.
Prince Charles has opened up about his grandson Prince George, and his particular interest in climate change. Ahead of his documentary COP26: In Your Hands, the royal revealed how George, aged eight, is learning how global warming was causing "the big storms, and floods, the droughts, fires and food shortages" around the world.
READ: Prince William expresses concerns for Prince George's generation after son's litter picking experience
Charles, who was shown holding a revolving earth globe in the footage, told viewers: "Your future depends upon the future of the planet." The Sky Kids Original documentary features six young climate change activists who highlight the devastating impact climate change has had on their corners of the earth.
Emmerdale's Charles doubts Esme after her secret visit
He wonders whether she told him the truth.Emmerdale vicar Charles Anderson confides in Jimmy King tonight (October 8) after his secret meeting with Esme.
WATCH: Prince Charles introduces Sky Kids climate change documentary
The Prince explains: "I'm old enough to have a grandson. Like you, he is learning how climate change is causing the big storms, and floods, the droughts, fires, and food shortages we are seeing around the world.
Exclusive: Queen Rania of Jordan 'humbled' to be part of Prince William's visionary Earthshot Prize
MORE: Prince William makes rare comment about Princess Charlotte during Q+A
"When I was his age, people had no idea about the damage they were doing, but by the time I was a teenager I started to see that if we didn’t stop polluting our planet, we would face a very dangerous future indeed."
He expressed concern that "we have forgotten that we have to put back into nature as much as we take out".
Royal author detested by Charles had his files on the Prince stolen
What are you doing here?' were the first words ever addressed to me by Charles, Prince of Wales, at a cocktail party in Calgary, Alberta. They would also prove to be his last words to me, delivered more than 20 years later – in a significantly different tone of voice – when he rounded a bush in a far-flung corner of the Commonwealth to find me lurking behind it.He was not used to the ‘posh’ papers trailing around after him.
Charles's introduction was released the day after his eldest son, the Duke of Cambridge, staged his inaugural Earthshot Prize eco-awards ceremony – an ambitious £50 million, ten-year initiative designed to find solutions to the world’s environmental problems. World leaders are preparing to gather at the Cop26 UN climate change conference in Glasgow at the end of the month.
Prince George is showing a keen interest in climate change
During an interview with BBC Newscast on BBC Sounds last week, Prince William talked about George's litter picking outing, which was organised by his school Thomas's Battersea.
Prince William, 39, admitted he is worried that his son's generation might still be talking about climate change in 30 years' time, when it "will be too late".
"So George at school recently has been doing litter picking and I didn't realise but talking to him the other day he was already showing that he was getting a bit confused," he explained. "[He was] a bit sort of annoyed by the fact they went out litter picking one day and then the very next day, they did the same route, same time and pretty much all the same litter they picked up was back again.
Meghan’s masterplan to be queen of the red carpet
Meghan’s masterplan to be queen of the red carpetBut now Hollywood has opened up again and Meghan has finished her maternity leave, she is ready for her comeback – and we’re told that money is no object. After seeing sister-in-law Kate Middleton steal the show at the James Bond premiere last month, Meghan is determined to get the same reaction when she attends all the big events like the Oscars and Golden Globes during next year’s awards season.
"And I think that for him he was trying to understand how and where it all came from. He couldn't understand, he's like, 'Well, we cleaned this. Why has it not gone away?'"
He also told presenter Adam Fleming: "It shouldn't be that there's a third generation now coming along having to ramp it up even more.
"And you know, for me, it would be an absolute disaster if George is sat here talking to you or your successor, Adam, you know in like 30 years’ time, whatever, still saying the same thing because by then we will be too late."
Cop26: In Your Hands launched on Monday on Sky Kids, Sky News, and NOW.
Make sure you never miss a ROYAL story! Sign up to our newsletter to get all of our celebrity, royal and lifestyle news delivered directly to your inbox.